Park Police officer injured in motorcycle accident
A U.S. Park Police motorcycle officer was injured Wednesday morning in a traffic accident on the Southwest Freeway near Seventh Street SE, near the Washington Navy Yard, authorities said. The officers condition was not immediately clear, but a helicopter had been summoned to airlift him to a hospital.
Sgt. David Scholsser, a Park Police spokesman, said the male officer suffered severe injuries, but they do not appear to be life-threatening.
[This post has been updated.]