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.