NOPD officer injured in motorcycle accident

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A NOPD officer was injured Tuesday in a motorcycle accident.

Police say the accident happened at the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Lakeshore Drive involving an NOPD motorcycle officer.

Initial reports show that a pickup truck veered into the motorcycle's lane of travel, sideswiping the motorcycle. The officer was taken to the hospital to receive treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

Police have not said if the driver of the pickup truck was cited.

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