CHATSWORTH (CBSLA.com) â Authorities say a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was moderately injured Friday afternoon in a collision in Chatsworth.READ MORE: School Bus Involved In Crash In Compton
The crash involving a garbage truck and the officer occurred on Topanga Canyon Boulevard near Nordhoff Street just after 1 p.m., according to officials.
The officer was rushed to an area hospital where he remained hospitalized. His current condition was unknown.READ MORE: Woman Shot, Critically Wounded By Long Beach School Security Officer Near Millikan High
Investigators say the truck driver was making a wide right-hand turn and didn’t see the motorcycle in the right lane.
The driver of the trash truck wasn’t seriously hurt.
The crash prompted the closure of Topanga Canyon Boulevard just south of Nordhoff Street while authorities investigated.MORE NEWS: Student Fights Off Suspect In Violent Overnight Attack Near Chapman University Dorm: 'I Chased Him Back Up The Stairs, Cursing Him Out'
No further information was immediately available.