Fatal accident in southeast Sedgwick county

SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kansas – One person is dead following an early morning accident.

It happened at 159th St. East and 47th St. South in southeast Sedgwick county around 4:40 a.m. early Monday morning.

According to Sgt. Justin Antle with the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s office, one vehicle was westbound and another was heading eastbound.

Preliminary reports are that one of the vehicles crossed the center line and hit the other.

One person was trapped and has since been extricated. That person has been taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

A second person was confirmed dead on scene.

The area is expected to be blocked off for several more hours while the accident is being investigated.

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