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Two children injured in crash with KHP trooper

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Posted at 12:30 PM, Jun 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-29 18:10:29-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two children were transported to an area hospital after a crash with a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper who was chasing a suspect.

The children reportedly suffered minor injuries. The trooper will go to a hospital for a check later.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said a trooper attempted to stop a Dodge Charger on traffic charges at Interstate 70 and 18th Street. The suspect vehicle fled, and the trooper began a chase.

While pursuing the car with lights and sirens on, the trooper and the vehicle with the children crashed at 29th Street and Minnesota Avenue.

The suspect vehicle got away.