Crash alert: Omaha police officer injured after cruiser struck by wrong-way driver
OMAHA, NE – Police say a wrong-way driver struck an Omaha police cruiser early Wednesday morning, sending one officer to the hospital.
According to the Omaha World-Herald, the driver of a Mazda was going east in a westbound lane of Dodge Street near 10th Street when the accident occurred at about 2:20 a.m. The driver collided with a cruiser with two officers inside that was headed south on 10th Street. Police said the cruiser had the green light at the time, KETV reported.
One of the officers sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center. The other officer complained of body pain but did not go to the hospital. Both vehicles sustained front-end damage. There was no immediate word of any charges in the crash.
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