Wichita musician sues city over injuries from police chase
August 14, 2020
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita musician Jenny Wood is suing the city of Wichita after a police chase ended with a crash that killed two of her relatives and left her permanently disabled.
Wood alleges in the lawsuit filed Thursday that the police officer who started the chase on May 5, 2019, was not properly trained. The stolen vehicle that was being pursued collided with the Wood family's car, killing her mother and niece and seriously injuring Wood.
The lawsuit notes the chase went through downtown Wichita at speeds up to 75 mph on a busy Sunday afternoon, and contends the resulting crash...