Fatality Accident 06.02.22
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: JUNE 3, 2022
AGENCY: SEDGWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
LOCATION: WICHITA/SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS
TELEPHONE: (316) 660-3880
CONTACT: LIEUTENANT BENJAMIN BLICK
At approximately 9:42 A.M. on June 2, 2022, a Chevy minivan and Toyota passenger car collided near the intersection of 63rd Street South and Southern Street. The driver of the Toyota was eastbound on 63rd Street South when she was struck by the westbound Chevy minivan traveling in the eastbound lane. After colliding head on with the Toyota, the minivan struck the rear of a Chevy truck in the westbound lane of 63rd Street South.
The 91-year-old female driver of the Toyota, Ramona Blizzard of Wichita, died at the scene.
The 33-year-old male driver of the Chevy minivan, Justin Newby of Derby, died at the scene.
The 70-year-old driver and 63-year-old passenger of the Chevy truck received minor injuries. They reside in Haysville.
The circumstances of the collision are under investigation.
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