Woman Steals & Wrecks Van, Following Rollover Accident
WICHITA, Kan. - A woman involved in an injury accident in south Wichita ended up stealing another vehicle that stopped to help. It happened just after 5:00 p.m. Monday, near MacArthur and Alfalfa.
Wichita Police say a truck struck the car which caused it to roll over. Investigators say someone was pinned in that rolled over car. Meanwhile, the woman driving the truck, decided to steal a van, and run from the scene.
Police Sgt. Bob Gulliver said, "During the incident one of the drivers exited from one of the wrecked vehicles and got into the vehicle of a witness."
Police located the carjacker after she was involved in another wreck with the stolen van. The woman was taken into custody.
A boy, 7, and woman, 32, were taken to Via Christi St. Francis. Their injuries did not appear to be life threatening. Another person was reported with minor injuries.