Apr 12, 2024

Kansas woman dead, infant hospitalized after head-on crash

Posted Apr 12, 2024 10:30 AM
photo courtesy WIBW TV
photo courtesy WIBW TV

SHAWNEE COUNTY —One person died in an accident just before 8a.m. Thursday in Shawnee County.

According to Shawnee County Deputy Abigail Christian, a Nissan Versa driven by Ashleigh L. Boyd, 24, Topeka, was eastbound in the 7800 Block of SW 53rd Street. 

The car collided head-on with a Ford F150 driven by a 52-year-old man.

Boyd was pronounced dead at the scene.  American Medical Response transported an infant passenger in the Nissan and the driver of the pickup to a local hospital.

The accident is still under investigation, according to the Deputy Christian.