Nov 20, 2023

NW Kan. teen hospitalized after crash during police chase

Posted Nov 20, 2023 4:36 PM

WALLACE COUNTY—A Kansas teen was injured in an accident during a police chase just before 3a.m. Sunday in Wallace County.

Colby Police were in pursuit of a 2006 Pontiac G6 driven by  Wesley K. I. Stegeman, 18, Colby, westbound on U.S. 40 just west of County Road 21, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The driver lost control and struck a legally parked semi and unoccupied in the construction zone in Wallace County.

EMS transported Stegeman to Goodland Regional Medical Center. The KHP did have seat belt usage information or report what prompted the chase.