KHP trooper injured in 4-car accident

Courtesy KSNT

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) –  A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper was injured after a four-car accident in Topeka.

Police said the trooper was driving north down Rochester Road with lights and sirens activated.

KHP Lt. Bryce Whelpley told KSNT News a blue Chevy Camaro was exiting left out of Walmart when the two collided in the intersection. The trooper then jumped the curb, took out a stop sign, and hit a parked Hyundai.  The collision pushed the SUV into a red car parked next to it. Both parked vehicles were unoccupied.

The driver of the vehicle and the trooper were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both are expected to be okay.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.


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