LPD motorcycle officer injured after being rear-ended during traffic stop

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - An LPD motorcycle officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after being rear-ended during a traffic stop Wednesday morning.

Around 8:20 a.m., the officer initiated a traffic stop for a speeding motorcycle in the southbound lanes of Loop 289 just north of 34th Street.

The officer had his lights on and was in the process of pulling into the right-hand shoulder when his motorcycle was rear-ended by a car.

The officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Accident Investigators arrived on scene to map out the area and conduct an investigation. Investigators have finished at the scene and all lanes of traffic are open.

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