Omaha police officer is serious condition after falling, hitting head on pavement during stop


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OMAHA, Nebraska — An Omaha police officer is in serious condition after falling and hitting his head on the pavement during a traffic stop on Interstate 80.

Omaha television station KETV reports ( ) that the stop was conducted Wednesday morning in southeast Omaha during a joint investigation involving Omaha police and the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force.

Police say the officer fell and hit his head at some point during the traffic stop.

Two people in the vehicle stopped are being questioned.

Police say the injured officer is responding to some prompts, but hasn't been able to provide enough information to determine what led to his fall..

Information from: KETV-TV,

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