Police officer injured in wrong way driver crash in Tampa

Posted at 4:44 AM, Nov 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-21 11:17:57-05

A Tampa police officer was transported to Tampa General Hospital for treatment for minor injuries after a wrong way driver crash in Tampa early Monday. 

At approximately 3:22 a.m., the officer was traveling eastbound on East Kennedy Boulevard when a wrong way driver was traveling in the same lane, northbound from South Hyde Park Avenue. 

The wrong way driver collided with the Tampa police officer's marked unit. The airbags in both vehicles deployed. 

The wrong way driver was not injured in the crash. 

The crash is under investigation. 

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