AVENTURA, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a motorcycle police officer and an SUV on Saturday.
According to Lt. Alex Camacho, Public Affairs Officer for FHP Miami, a Miami Beach motorcycle officer and a white Lexus SUV collided on Northeast Miami Gardens Drive at Northeast 26th Avenue around noon.
A preliminary investigation shows that Lexus SUV made an improper left turn into the path of the motorcycle officer. As a result, the motorcycle and SUV collided, according to Camacho.
The officer was transported to Aventura Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.