KCK police officer dragged by fleeing vehicle during traffic sto - KCTV5

KCK police officer dragged by fleeing vehicle during traffic stop

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The Kansas Turnpike Authority says one person has been injured but have not said how bad the injuries were. (KCTV5) The Kansas Turnpike Authority says one person has been injured but have not said how bad the injuries were. (KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -

A Kansas City, KS police officer was dragged by a fleeing vehicle Thursday morning during a traffic stop.

The incident occurred shortly before 9 a.m. near Ninth Street and Tenny Avenue. The officer was doing a vehicle check on a car that had been stationary. During the encounter, the driver took off, and the officer was dragged 20-feet on the side of the car.

The officer suffered minor injuries and is expected to be OK.

Police said they are not currently chasing the suspect, but they are still looking for red Ford Fusion with Virginia plates. No other details were immediately available.

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