Two Sedgwick County Deputies Injured in Crash

By: AP
By: AP

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Two Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputies are injured when their motorcycles collide while pursuing a vehicle.

Authorities said the crash happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday as the deputy leading the pursuit slowed down at a traffic light and was rear-ended by the second deputy.

The deputies had been attempting to pull over a vehicle for a traffic violation in south Wichita.

Both law enforcement officers were taken to Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus, where they are in stable condition.

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