KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police responded to reports of an injury crash in the area of 12th Street and Kansas Avenue, according to a statement on Twitter from the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department.
After investigating, officers found out that a man had been racing his bike when he lost control and wrecked. When he hit the ground, a gun that he had in the waistband of his pants fired, striking him in the hip.
He was then hit by a vehicle. The driver absconded.
Police discovered that the man was also a felon. When searching his motorcycle, they found a large bag of suspected methamphetamine.
He was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening critical injuries.