Olathe officer taken to hospital after being struck during police chase

OLATHE, Kan. — An Olathe police officer was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being struck by the driver of a stolen vehicle. Officer...

December 1, 2022
5:22 AM

OLATHE, Kan. — An Olathe police officer was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being struck by the driver of a stolen vehicle. Officers attempted to stop the suspect of a stolen vehicle near W. 135th Street and S. Greenwood Street. The driver of the vehicle drove away from the scene, striking an officer in the process. The vehicle failed to yield to other responding officers. A police chase began and taken over by several nearby law enforcement agencies. Police said the officer was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Brian Dulle