KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Highway Patrol says a young girl died when the van her mother was driving was hit by a car fleeing from police.
Authorities say Kansas City, Kan., police began chasing the car after it didn’t stop for a routine traffic stop Wednesday night. The driver eventually ran a red light and hit a van, killing the girl and injuring her mother and two other children.
The driver tried to flee but was arrested.
KSHB-TV reports the victim was a 7-year-old girl. The mother, a 7-year-old boy and a 9-year-old boy were seriously injured.
The highway patrol is investigating.