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Cop Injured in Indianapolis Motorcycle Accident by Unlicensed Driver

Posted on Sep 06, 2011

September 6, 2011 – Indianapolis, Ind. – A motorcycle officer with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was injured in a traffic accident on Sunday, August 28, while he was working as a police escort at an event, reported the Indy Star.

The officer, whose identity has not been released to the public, was injured while he was driving on 16th Street, with his sirens on at the Red Bull Indianapolis MotoGP motorcycle race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Another driver then turned in front of him caused the crash. The driver of the vehicle that hit him has had a suspended license since 1995.

The wounded police officer was treated at Methodist hospital for a broken wrist and fractured collarbone. No information has been released on whether or not alcohol was a factor in the collision.

If you or a loved one was injured in a motorcycle accident in Indiana you’ll need to deal with the consequences and most likely will want the legal matters finished as soon as possible. An experienced lawyer can lead you through the overwhelming legal process and make sure the party to blame compensates you.

As a service to the residents of Indianapolis and the surrounding areas, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of Indiana motor vehicle accidents that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.

Common accidents include, but are not limited to:

  • single-car accidents;
  • accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
  • accidents caused by aggressive driving or distracted drivers.

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