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Woman critically injured in Hutchinson collision

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at 8:01 a.m.

A Hutchinson woman is in critical condition at a Wichita hospital after being hurt in a two-car collision Wednesday afternoon in Hutchinson, authorities said.

A Nissan Maxima traveling west on Third Avenue ran a stop sign at Poplar and collided just before 3:45 p.m. with a Pontiac Sunfire coming south on Poplar, Hutchinson police Sgt. Brian Hirt said in a prepared statement.

The driver of the Sunfire, 68-year-old Claire Rhoades of Hutchinson, was taken to Hutchinson Hospital and later transported to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Hirt said. She was listed in critical condition early Thursday morning, a hospital operator said.

The driver of the Maxima, 19-year-old Michael Fleming of Haven, was not injured in the collision.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com.

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