An Omaha Police Officer and his K-9 partner are okay after their cruiser was struck from behind Monday morning. The driver who hit the cruiser was hospitalized with serious injuries.
The accident happened on I-80 westbound just west of 60th Street.
Police say the officer had minor injuries. The police dog appeared uninjured.
Less than 15 minutes after the crash, another accident happened several blocks behind. Police say at least one driver involved was distracted by the officer-involved crash.