Authorities continued their search for a motorist who struck a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper Thursday morning during a traffic stop on Raytown Road, just south of Interstate 470.
The trooper was not seriously injured during the incident, reported at 11:49 a.m. The motorist pulled over momentarily but sped away when the trooper walked up to the car, said Sgt. Collin Stosberg, a spokesman for the state highway patrol.
The trooper was struck as the driver fled south on Raytown Road near 105th Street. The highway patrol, along with Kansas City police, are searching the area.
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Anyone who has seen the car or has information should call the highway patrol at 816-622-0800.