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.READ MORE: FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Emergency Use Authorization For Johnson & Johnson Booster
The motorcycle then slid approximately 75 feet and caught on fire before deputies helped extinguish it, Koerner said.READ MORE: Some Parent Groups Proposing Monday 'Sit-Outs' At Schools To Protest Against Vaccine Mandates
The deputy and the motorcyclist were not seriously injured and neither required hospitalization.MORE NEWS: Section Of MacArthur Park To Close To Begin Repairs, Maintenance Work
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident, Koerner said.