Injury Accident Sends One Officer to Hospital

Media Release Date: 

For Immediate Release – June 6th, 2017

Lawrence Kansas Police Department

Contact: Officer Drew Fennelly (785)830-7408;


Injury Accident Sends One Officer to Hospital


On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017, shortly before 11:00 a.m., an officer was working a roll-over accident at W 6th and Crestline Drive. The officer was on scene and in his patrol vehicle when another vehicle struck the officer’s vehicle.  The officer was transported to a local hospital and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Lanes of traffic on W 6th Street are blocked from Rockledge to Schwartz Road, while the traffic investigation unit finishes the investigation.

The officer is an 8-year veteran of the police department. We have no further information at this time.