BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — A LAPD motorcycle officer was reportedly struck by a suspected DUI driver Sunday evening in Boyle Heights.
The officer was transported to a nearby hospital.
Kevin Takumi, reporting in Sky9, said the officer was hit in East Los Angeles near 7th Street.
The officer was making a traffic stop on another vehicle when he was hit.
While flying overhead, Takumi said the officer appeared to be sitting up and alert.