KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A car lost control and hit a Kansas City, Missouri, police vehicle on Friday morning during icy conditions, police said.
The officer responded to a crash on northbound Interstate 29 and Tiffany Springs Parkway around 6:30 a.m. The officer was parked on the shoulder and putting out flares when another vehicle lost control, slid and struck the police SUV as the officer was getting back in, police said in a tweet.
The officer had minor injuries, police said.
While responding to a crash on NB I-29 & Tiffany Springs Pkwy at 6:30 AM today, our officer was on the shoulder & putting out flares. Another car lost control, slid & struck the police SUV as the officer was getting back in. Minor injuries. pic.twitter.com/hToliwKtT4— Kansas City Police (@kcpolice) January 17, 2020
Police said 63 crashes were reported in KCMO, including 35 that involved injuries, between 5 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Friday.