Officer Undergoes Surgery After Accident On Eastbound I-44 In OKC

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 12:18 pm
By: News 9

Eastbound Interstate 44 at Western in Oklahoma City has reopened following an accident that sent a police officer to the hospital.

The crash happened just before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The officer was assisting the Oklahoma Highway Patrol when another vehicle hit the back of his police cruiser. The officer was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery. Police aren't saying what injuries the officer sustained, and his current condition is unknown.

The officer's name has not been released.