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KCPD officer, 78-year-old man injured in collision

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Posted at 4:17 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 17:17:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Missouri police officer and a 78-year-old man were injured in a collision near 26th Street and Michigan Avenue shortly after noon on Wednesday.

Investigators said the KCPD officer was eastbound with the vehicle's lights and sirens on, en route to a call. When the officer went through the red light at the intersection, he collided with a northbound Chevrolet Equinox driven by the man.

Both the officer and the other driver were taken to the hospital.

The officer sustained minor injuries. The man sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries.