By CBSLA Staff

LYNWOOD (CBSLA) – A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department patrol car and a motorcycle were involved in a fiery freeway collision in Lynwood Wednesday evening.

The deputy was traveling on the westbound Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway just before 10:30 p.m. when a motorcyclist split lanes and clipped the back of the deputy’s patrol car, said Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

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The motorcycle then slid approximately 75 feet and caught on fire before deputies helped extinguish it, Koerner said.

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The deputy and the motorcyclist were not seriously injured and neither required hospitalization.

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The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident, Koerner said.