A CHP officer on a motorcycle was airlifted to a hospital Saturday afternoon with moderate to major injuries after colliding with a car in Contra Costa County, according to CHP.
Around 12:27 p.m., the CHP received a report of an accident involving an officer on a motorcycle on Marsh Creek Road, according to John Fransen, public information officer for Contra Costa County CHP.
According to investigators, a vehicle made a “u-turn” in front of the officer, who couldn’t stop in time and t-boned the car.
The officer was flown to a local hospital for treatment with what were thought to be moderate to major injuries, but by later Saturday he was expected to recover and could be released as soon as the following day, Fransen said.
Fransen said that the officer, who works for the CHP’s office in Oakland, was helping police the Amgen Tour Of California, whose route went through the area.
The investigation into the accident was still pending Saturday and no arrests were made, according to Fransen.
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