Joplin Police officer t-boned in crash at 7th and Schifferdecker

Capt William Davis of JPD tells us the officer was code 3, lights engaged, responding to a reported rollover crash.
JOPLIN POLICE OFFICER T-BONED IN CRASH.
JOPLIN POLICE OFFICER T-BONED IN CRASH.

JOPLIN, Mo. — Just after 4:30 p.m. Thursday reports of a crash near 7th and Schifferdecker alerted Joplin Dispatch.

Joplin Fire, Joplin Police and METS ambulance responded.

The four vehicle crash included a Joplin Police cruiser.

One person, the unnamed officer, was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Capt William Davis tells us the officer was traveling south on Schifferdecker, was then t-boned on the passenger side by a passenger vehicle.

He says the officer was code 3, lights engaged, responding to a reported rollover crash.

The two other vehicles involved could be driven from the scene, they suffered light damage.

This is a breaking news story. Stay with KOAM News Now as we continue to learn more.