Police Officer recovering following a serious crash in downtown Wichita

July 22, 2019 - 10:58 pm

A Wichita Police Officer is recovering after a crash caused his vehicle to flip, multiple times.

It happened around 7:00 p.m. Monday night near Central and Main.  The officer, driving west on Central, was responding to an emergency call, when a red Impala, traveling south on Main ran a red light.  

That car struck a Dodge Charger which was pushed it into the police vehicle, causing the officer to roll 4 times.

"We're very thankful that the officer is ok," said Lt. Lenny Rose.  "He was wearing a seat belt, all the air bags went off," he added.

No one in any of the vehicles suffered serious injuries.

Per standard policy, the Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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