LAPD Officer Hurt in Jefferson Park Motorcycle Accident near Crenshaw Boulevard
JEFFERSON PARK, CA (March 3, 2021) – An LAPD officer was hospitalized after a motorcycle accident near Crenshaw Boulevard and Adams Boulevard.
The accident happened around 9:15 Wednesday, February 24 during a felony stop. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the motorcycle officer was responding to a backup call.
Video captured by a bystander shows a silver SUV plowing into the officer and a cruiser parked next to the motorcycle.
As a result, the officer sustained injuries. Paramedics took him to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for treatment. He was in stable condition Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, police arrested the driver of the SUV.
An investigation into this incident is ongoing.
When you are driving, make sure to pay attention to your surroundings. Give way to smaller vehicles like motorcycles to avoid accidents. Practice defensive driving and always manage your speed.
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