Olathe officer, woman injured after police car responding to emergency strikes vehicle

FILE — An Olathe police officer was injured following a crash Monday morning.
FILE — An Olathe police officer was injured following a crash Monday morning.(KCTV5)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 9:18 AM CDT
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OLATHE, Kan. (KCTV) - Two people suffered injuries Monday morning following a crash that involved a police vehicle.

Overland Park police stated an Olathe police officer was responding to an emergency medical call near the intersection of West Dennis Avenue and South Parker Street just after 7:30 a.m. While driving with its lights and siren activated, the vehicle was headed north on Parker Street when it struck another car on the passenger side of the intersection, a release stated.

The driver of the vehicle struck and the officer, both women, suffered minor injuries.

The Overland Park Police Department said both were stable.