Police cruiser concerned in jeep crash in West Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Officials are investigating a West Omaha car accident involving an Omaha Police cruiser that happened early Monday morning.

The two vehicle accident with a jeep and an OPD cruiser occurred near 180th Street and West Center Road. Police reported 6 news that the driver of the jeep had left the scene of the accident and that the officer and passenger of the jeep had been taken to the hospital.

The sergeant at the scene said they did not know how the accident happened, but the officer did not stop or chase the driver prior to the accident.

The police are looking for the driver, who is described as a man with curly hair.

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