Police search for driver of stolen vehicle who hit cruiser, fled scene

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT)-- Omaha Police spotted a stolen vehicle Monday night near 40th and Hamilton and attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

According to police, the driver backed up and hit the police cruiser then proceeded to take off. After crashing, several people inside the vehicle bailed.

Police set up a perimeter but they were unable to find anyone. They are continuing to search.

This is an ongoing investigation and more details will be updated as they become available.