WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Part of Interstate 70 in Saline County was briefly closed Wednesday due to a crash involving a Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) trooper vehicle.
KHP Trooper Ben said in a tweet that shortly after 2 p.m., a patrol vehicle was hit while assisting a motorist on the shoulder of westbound I-70 at milepost 249.
According to the KHP crash log, a Wyoming man driving a Dodge Ram entered the shoulder lane and hit the rear of the patrol vehicle. Both the Wyoming man and the trooper were sent to the hospital with minor injuries.
I-70 was reopened around 7:15 p.m.
It is state law for motorists to move over for emergency vehicles.