LAWRENCE (CBS) – A Lawrence police officer was involved in a crash Friday afternoon while responding to a disturbance between a man and two teenagers.
Just after 2 p.m., police were called to a disturbance at the intersection of Marston and Canal Street. A man was involved in an incident with a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old.
Initial reports were that there was a carjacking, but police said that was not the case.
The teenagers ran from the scene and were involved in a crash. No one was hurt.
While responding to the incident, a Lawrence Police cruiser was also involved in a crash. The officer was taken to Lawrence General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, as was the other driver.
The man involved in the initial altercation was taken into police custody.