LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer was injured Wednesday morning in a mid-city traffic accident.

The collision between a white pickup truck and the officer occurred around 6:20 a.m. near the intersection of Washington Boulevard and La Brea Avenue, officials said.

The truck was pulling out of a driveway when the officer’s motorcycle hit it on the left side of the bed. The officer flew off the bike and into the road, suffering a broken wrist and other minor injuries, according to the LAPD.

He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

The accident was under investigation.

The driver of the truck was cited for driving without a license, officials said.


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