KCPD motorcycle officer injured after being struck near Meyer and Ward Parkway

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Emergency crews were on the scene Sunday evening after a Kansas City, Missouri officer on a motorcycle was struck by someone in another vehicle.

The incident happened just before 6:30 p.m. in the roundabout at W. Meyer and Ward Parkway.

Police said a 24-year-old Lee’s Summit man was driving a 2014 Ford Fusion when he turned east on Meyer Boulevard and failed to yield the right of way and struck the officer. The officer was thrown from his motorcycle and taken to an area hospital with injuries believed to be non-life threatening.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the officer stayed on the scene. Impairment is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.

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