LVMPD motorcycle officer involved in crash, driver on the run
UPDATE: Police identified a suspect vehicle and alerted California law enforcement agencies. The driver who allegedly struck the motorcycle officer was taken into custody by California Highway Patrol near Baker.
Las Vegas police are traveling to California to conduct their follow-up investigation.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer has been involved in a crash near US 95 North and I-15 North.
LVMPD said a motorcycle officer was conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle then put the car in reverse striking the officer’s motorcycle.
Officers said the driver fled the scene.
The officer was transported to UMC Trauma as a precaution.
This is a developing story. Stay with FOX5 for updates.
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