KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) – One officer has been struck by a truck in Kansas City, Kansas Wednesday.
The Kansas City, Kansas police chief posted a tweet around 4:20 p.m. saying that one of the Wheel Officers was struck at 17th and Grandview.
One of our Wheel Officers was struck by a truck at 17th & Grandview and the driver fled the scene. Officer has minor injuries.— Terry Zeigler (@KCKPDChief) May 22, 2019
The driver then fled the scene.
Authorities said that the officer has minor injuries.
Wheel Officer’s bike at 17th & Grandview. pic.twitter.com/llLGppn60s— Terry Zeigler (@KCKPDChief) May 22, 2019
At 7:30 p.m., the chief posted another tweet saying that the officer was attempting to stop the driver of a truck when the officer collided with the white vehicle.
The driver of the white vehicle did not flee the scene of the accident.
We try to post information as soon at it is received and by doing so it sometimes changes. The DR of the white car did not hit our officer & did not flee & that was not the info initially provided. See the attached press release for clarification. pic.twitter.com/bdGEWWRybx— Terry Zeigler (@KCKPDChief) May 23, 2019