• September 03, 2019

DPD Motorcycle Officer Injured in Northeast Denver I-70 Crash

Denver, CO — A Denver Police Department motorcycle officer was injured following a crash on Interstate 70 in northeast Denver Tuesday night August 27th.  

According to CDOT, the crash occurred in a construction zone in the westbound lanes of I-70 at Havana Street around 10 p.m. Tuesday.   

The officer was on a motorcycle doing speed enforcement in the area and was pursuing a violator when he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed, said DPD spokesperson Kurt Barnes.  

The officer was too injured to call for help, but other drivers stopped to call 911, he said.

The officer, a 15-year veteran of the department, was taken to Denver Health Medical Center with serious injuries, including several fractures, DPD said. His name has not been released.

It's unknown what caused the crash or if another vehicle was involved, the Denver Police Department said. The accident is under investigation.

We will update this post as more information becomes available. 

Source: The Denver Channel

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