Long Beach Motorcycle Officer Recovering After Collision

LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A Long Beach motorcycle officer Sunday was recovering from injuries sustained in a collision.

The crash occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of Cherry Avenue.

A video photographer at the scene reported that the motorcycle struck a yellow, 1970s Volkswagon Beetle near the driveway of an apartment complex.

Long Beach police Sgt. Aaron Eaton said early Sunday that the officer has since been released from the hospital.

No further information about the cause of the crash or the officer’s injuries was released.

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