Man, 82, in critical condition after crashing scooter near Kechi

An 82-year-old man remains in critical condition Sunday after wrecking his scooter near Kechi.

The accident happened shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday near 85th Street North and 47th Street East.

The man was eastbound on a Piaggio scooter when he left the road .He then attempted to drive the scooter back up the ditch and lost control, according to Sgt. Terry Litton of the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office.

“There were no witnesses to the accident — but it is still under investigation,” Litton said.

The man was transported in critical condition to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis.