ROCKWALL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas Police motorcycle officer was hurt in a major accident along the I-30 service road in Rockwall Tuesday afternoon, police said.
According to officials, the officer was involved in the single-vehicle crash just before 1 p.m..READ MORE: College Admissions SAT Test Getting Shorter, Going Completely Digital By 2024
“The officer had previously been assisting with a funeral escort that occurred in Rockwall,” police said in a statement. “Rockwall EMS responded to the scene and transported the officer to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.”
Deputies from the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the crash.READ MORE: Dense Fog In North Texas Gives Way To Afternoon Sunshine & Falling Temperatures Overnight
The westbound lanes of the service road were shut down for several hours while deputies did their investigation.
Police did not release the name of the officer or his or her condition.MORE NEWS: Here's How Long It Will Take To Get Your 2022 Tax Refund