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OKLAHOMA CITY – An officer is recovering after hitting a car in oncoming traffic Wednesday morning.

Just before 7 a.m. the officer was on the way to an accident near S.W. 44th St. and S. Council Rd.

She was driving northbound on Council when she swerved to miss a slowed car, crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a car in the southbound lane.

Officials said the officer was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.