VIDEO: Tyler motorcycle officer taken to hospital after being hit by motorist

Published on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 16:49 - Written by

BY KENNETH DEAN, kdean@tylerpaper.com

A Tyler motorcycle officer has been transported to a local hospital after he was hit by a passing motorist. 

Don Martin, the department's public information officer, said the accident happened this morning near Lazy Creek and Calloway Drive by the Woods subdivision.

Martin said at this point it is unclear how the accident happened, but it is under investigation.

"He is hurt, but the injuries are non life-threatening," he said.