Lawrence officer injured while investigating crash

Courtesy: Lawrence Police Department

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) – An officer with the Lawrence Police Department was taken to the hospital after being injured in a crash.

Lawrence Police report the officer was on scene of a rollover accident at W 6th and Crestline Drive just before 11:00 Tuesday morning. While the officer was in his patrol vehicle, another vehicle struck it. The officer, who is an 8-year veteran with the department, was taken to a local hospital with injuries believed to be non-life threatening.

Police said lanes of traffic on W 6th Street were blocked from Rockledge to Schwartz Road while officials investigate the crash scene. They were back open to traffic in both directions around 12:15 p.m.


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