The Omaha cop hit JFK Freeway 75

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – An Omaha police officer who worked at the scene of the accident on Highway 75 was hit Thursday night.

A man was arrested on charges of beating and seriously injuring an OPD officer with his car.

Police tell 6 News that the officer was helping close lanes in connection with an accident on the John F. Kennedy Freeway near F Street.

According to police, 29-year-old Christopher Guy from Bellevue was unable to stop his car behind the officer’s cruiser. He should evade so as not to hit the cruiser and instead the officer.

According to the OPD, Guy had shown signs of impairment and had a blood alcohol level of 0.305. He was booked for driving under the influence.

The officer is expected to survive.

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