REISTERSTOWN, MD - A Baltimore police motorcycle officer was
injured Tuesday morning while traveling on Interstate 795. The officer was heading to training in
The injured officer has been transported to the University
of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. The preliminary
information says the officer's injuries are non-life threatening.
Around 8:18 a.m. Tuesday the officer was headed northbound
on Interstate 795 near Owings Mills Boulevard.
The officer's motorcycle hit the metal part that connects the road and
the overpass, which made the motorcycle start to swing back and forth.
In an attempt to avoid hitting other vehicles, the officer "laid
the motorcycle on its side, causing the motorcycle to slide on the wet
Maryland State troopers are handling the accident
investigation. Additionally, the
Baltimore Police Department says they will be conducting their own