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Students Send Over 100 Cards to Injured Prince George’s Officer

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Students from local schools write and send letters to injured Prince George's County officer. (Photo: Prince George's County Police Department)

Students from local schools write and send letters to injured Prince George’s County officer. (Photo: Prince George’s County Police Department)

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LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Students from three local schools sent over 100 get well soon cards to injured Prince George’s County Police officer, who remains hospitalized.

Officer Bashua Olaseha, a year-and-a-half veteran of the department, was injured May 22 when a van crashed into three cruisers conducting a traffic stop on the side of Route 4, trapping Officer Olaseha under the van. He was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and remain in the hospital.

On Friday night, the officer was delivered more than 100 cards made by students from St. Mary’s of the Assumption in Upper Marlboro, The Academy of St. Mathias the Apostle School in Lanham and Saint Pius X Regional School in Bowie. Officer Olaseha’s squad mates delivered the cards.

Officials say the officer’s condition is improving daily.

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