Wichita Officer Suffers Significant Injuries After Being Struck by Fleeing Vehicle

Officer Brian Arterburn;  Photo: Travis Heying

Officer Brian Arterburn; Photo: Travis Heying

A veteran Wichita police officer was struck by a fleeing stolen vehicle and suffered significant injuries on Tuesday night.

He was said to be in critical but stable condition. 

Officer Brian Arterburn, a 25-year veteran of the force, was struck by a vehicle allegedly being driven by Justin Terrazas. Terrazas had been fleeing from police at the time of the accident.

He was subsequently taken into custody and is facing charges of attempted murder and theft. 

Officer Arterburn suffered injuries to his chest, abdomen, and brain according to reports. 


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