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Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 03/ 2/2011

Park Police motorcycle officer hit on I-395

By Paul Duggan

This post has been updated.

A US Park Police motorcycle officer was injured Wednesday morning in a traffic accident on the Southwest Freeway near Seventh Street SW, authorities said.

The officer's suffered "pretty substantial injuries," although not life-threatening, said Sgt. David Schlosser, a Park Police spokesman. A helicopter had been summoned to airlift him to a hospital. A US Park Police spokesman said more details would be forthcoming shortly.

Stay with for more details. To find out more details on traffic delays in the area check out Dr. Gridlock.

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Motorcyclist struck on I-395
10:58 a.m.
D.C. Fire and EMS report that a motorcyclist has been struck on eastbound I-395 near 7th Street SW. A medevac helicopter is on the scene.

All Northbound lanes are reportedly closed, as are three southbound lanes.

Stay with for more details.

By Paul Duggan  | March 2, 2011; 11:12 AM ET
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