LEON, Kan. – A Butler County sheriff’s deputy escaped serious injury when a semi-trailer truck hit his patrol car in south-central Kansas.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says the accident happened Monday morning near Leon on westbound U.S. 400.
The westbound truck hit the patrol car while the deputy was helping a stalled motorist.
The truck driver was taken to Wesley Medical Center with non-critical injuries. The deputy was treated for minor injuries at the scene.
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Traffic on westbound U.S. 400 was reduced to one lane while the accident was investigated.
Leon is about 35 miles east of Wichita.