Officer hurt in wrong-way crash

TAMPA - A Tampa officer was transported to a hospital after a wrong-way driver hit him.

Police say around 3:30 a.m., an officer driving his marked patrol car was traveling eastbound on Kennedy Blvd when a wrong-way driver entered his path heading northbound from South Hyde Park Ave.

The air bags on both vehicles were deployed. 

The citizen was not injured and the officer was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries from the crash. 

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