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Motorcycle officer hit by suspected drunk driver on St. Patrick's Day

Publish Date 03/18/2019

March 18, 2019

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KCPD Media Unit

A suspected drunk driver struck an on-duty KCPD motorcycle officer about 6:21 p.m. Sunday, March 17.

The officer, assigned to the Traffic Enforcement Unit, was traveling northbound on Ward Parkway at Meyer Circle when a sedan struck him. He was transported to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries. He was expected to be released from the hospital today. The driver did stop, but officers suspect he was intoxicated. Investigation is ongoing.