LIBERAL, Kan. - A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper has been injured after an SUV struck his patrol car while he was attempting to stop another vehicle in southwest Kansas.
KAKE-TV reports the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday in Liberal. The trooper, 38-year-old James Parr, called for backup after a Lincoln SUV driven by a 19-year-old Liberal resident hit his car.
The patrol says Parr suffered a small cut to his head and was taken to a Liberal hospital for treatment. He was released and wasn't expected to miss any work.
Neither the driver of the SUV nor her 18-year-old passenger was hurt in the crash.