KCK fire official hurt in traffic crash
07/29/2013 2:17 PM
07/29/2013 2:18 PM
A Kansas City, Kan., fire department official was severely injured in an off-duty traffic crash over the weekend.
The assistant fire chief, whose name the department did not release, was hurt in a one-vehicle crash late Saturday night in the 2800 block of South 55th Street. He was the only occupant of the unmarked fire department vehicle, according to the department.
His current hospital condition was not available Monday.
The Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas City, Kan., Police Department are investigating the crash.
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.