CRASH ALERT: POLICE OFFICER HIT BY A VEHICLE DURING KANSAS CITY CHASE
KANSAS CITY, MO - A Missouri highway patrol officer was injured this morning during a police chase in North Kansas City. The officer pursued a 29-year-old man in a red passenger vehicle down Interstate 29 to the area of Frontier Road and Northwest 50th Terrace. The officer got out of his car and pulled his gun in an attempt to stop the driver. The driver then struck the officer with his vehicle.
According to the Kansas City Star, an ambulance transported the trooper to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. Kansas City Police arrested the 29-year-old soon after.
Missouri Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is currently investigating the incident. Our team is monitoring the situation, and we will update this story if new information becomes available.
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