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OPD Officer Taken to Hospital after Crash

OPD Officer Taken to Hospital after Crash

By Jennifer Griswold. CREATED Jun 11, 2013

Omaha, NE - The Omaha Police Department confirms a police officer was involved in a three-vehicle accident at St. Mary's and 29th Street around 1:15 Tuesday afternoon.  

Police say Officer Michael Martin, a nine year veteran, was transported to UNMC for neck and chest soreness. 

Police say a 17-year-old driver, Katia Anaya-Garcia, didn't stop at the stop sign at 29th and St. Mary's and crashed into a Camry. The force of the collision pushed the Camry into the cruiser. The police cruiser than hit a pole. 

Anaya-Garcia went to the hospital for chest soreness. The driver of the Camry was not hurt.