New Orleans, La. – An N.O.P.D. officer is injured in an accident with an SUV while riding a police motorcycle.
Police say the accident happened Saturday around 7:00 p.m. at the intersection Tchoupitoulas and Lyons St. The officer was transported to the hospital with a broken ankle, a knee injury and abrasions.
According to a press release from the NOPD, the officer was traveling East on Tchoupitoulas with lights and siren activated. The officer attempted to pass the SUV as it made a left turn onto Lyons. The officer's motorcycle and the SUV collided.