FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A motorcycle officer was involved in a car crash on Christmas Tree Lane on Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident happened around 10:40 p.m. near the intersection of Lansing Way and Van Ness Boulevard.
Officials say the officer had entered the intersection with his emergency lights and sirens activated while trying to clear out congested traffic in the area.
At the same time, a truck reportedly drove into the intersection and collided with the officer, causing him to be ejected from his motorcycle.
The officer suffered minor injuries and the driver of the truck was not injured in the crash.
The driver pulled over following the collision and has been cooperating with investigators.
No other details have been released by authorities at this time.