OKC Police Officer Hospitalized After Being Rear-Ended On I-240

Friday, May 6th 2016, 7:17 am
By: News 9

An Oklahoma City Police officer was taken to the hospital via ambulance after being rear-ended by a vehicle in a traffic jam on I-240 in south OKC early Friday morning.

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The officer's vehicle was sitting in a traffic jam caused by a previous accident on I-240 earlier in the morning, when a driver slammed into the back of his cruiser.

The officer was taken to a local hospital to be checked out and was released a short time later.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the police unit has been identified as 27-year-old Kenneth Sherman. He has been arrested for a DUI.