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Las Vegas police officer injured in weekend highway crash

December 20, 2021 GMT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police officer suffered serious injuries in a crash over the weekend.

Las Vegas authorities shared details about the incident on social media Sunday morning.

The motorcycle officer was reportedly alert upon being treated and taken to a hospital.

The crash happened overnight and was caused by a stalled vehicle in a lane. The collision involved three vehicles total.

Photos posted by Las Vegas police on Twitter showed two damaged cars, a battered police motorcycle and a lot of debris strewn across a highway.

Police shared no other details including the officer’s identity.