Motorcycle officer injured in crash in northeast Houston

By Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli - Digital News Editor, Brittany Jeffers - Reporter

HOUSTON - A motorcycle police officer was injured in a collision with a truck Monday in northeast Houston, authorities said.

According to the Houston Police Department, the crash happened around 9:50 a.m. on the 610 North Loop at Kirkpatrick Boulevard.

The HPD said a Roman Forest police officer was escorting an oversized load on a motorcycle when the crash happened.

The officer involved was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital. Preliminary information showed that the officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the HPD.

Images from Sky2 showed the officer’s motorcycle wedged under a green Chevy truck.

At least two lanes are closed as investigators and crews work to clear the scene.

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