APD spokesperson Dani Myren said that Officer Nelson Price was responding to another vehicle crash reported near Seward Highway and Dowling Road around 8:30 a.m. Friday.
The vehicles crashed at perpinduclar angles with the front of Officer Price's cruiser crashing with the side of the Expedition.
40-year-old Royle Prince reported pain in his ankle and shoulder area, but was not transported to the hospital and three children in his vehicle did not report any injuries.
No citations were issued Friday morning.
Original (2-1-13, 9:53 a.m.): A two-vehicle crash involving an Anchorage police cruiser and a Ford Expedition occured shortly before 8:30 a.m. Friday morning on O'Malley Road, just east of the Lake Otis Parkway intersection. O'Malley Road has been closed between Lake Otis Drive and Commodore Drive while officers investigate.
APD spokeswoman Dani Myren says APD Officer Nelson Price was injured during the crash and has been hospitalized.
According to Myren, the male driver of the Ford Expedition was complaining of aches and pains. He also had three children in the vehicle, none were injured.
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