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LAPD motorcycle officer struck by vehicle in Mid-City

Aerial footage shows the crash in Mid-City in which an LAPD motorcycle officer was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning.
(KTLA-TV)

A Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer was taken to a hospital early Wednesday after he was struck by a car in Mid-City.

The officer was driving near the intersection of Washington Boulevard and La Brea Avenue “when a vehicle that was backing up hit him,” said LAPD Officer Sally Madera.

She said the incident occurred about 6:30 a.m.

The officer was conscious when he was transported to the hospital, she added.

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The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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