Motorcycle cop injured in Montebello crash

Example of a custom motorcycle, not the one mentioned in the article. Photo via Pixabay,

A Bell Gardens police officer on a motorcycle was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday in Montebello.

The crash occurred in the area of Greenwood Avenue and Oakwood Street, where paramedics dispatched to the scene at 7:07 a.m. rushed the officer to an area hospital, authorities said.

The officer was going southbound on Greenwood when his motorcycle collided with a car that turned left out of a parking lot, according to Montebello Police Lt. Larry Jackson.

The officer was rushed to an area hospital and was in stable condition, Jackson said.

The male driver of the other vehicle was not injured and wasn’t immediately cited or arrested, although the crash remains under investigation, Jackson said.

–City News Service