CHP officer airlifted to hospital after traffic collision on motorcycle

California Highway Patrol Golden Gate Division says one of its officers was seriously injured in a crash in Byron Thursday morning. 

CHP said the officer on a motorcycle collided with an object on the roadway and had to be airlifted to a local hospital after losing control and smashing into the guardrail. 

The crash happened at Vasco Road, south of Camino Diablo Road. CHP received a call about the incident at around 11:15 a.m. The officer was traveling south. 

Contra Costa County CHP is investigating the crash. They are asking the public for assistance with gathering information. Witnesses are asked to call: CHP Contra Costa at (925) 646-4980

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