NOPD officer injured in motorcycle crash

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – An NOPD officer was injured today in a motorcycle crash.

According to NOPD, the crash happened this afternoon at the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Lakeshore Drive.

Police said a pickup truck veered into the motorcycle’s lane of travel, sideswiping the motorcycle.

The officer was taken to an area hospital. NOPD says the officer’s injuries are non-life-threatening.