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BRPD motorcycle officer hit by big rig

1 year 3 months 2 weeks ago July 06, 2015 Jul 6, 2015 Monday, July 06 2015 July 06, 2015 11:43 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Authorities said a motorcycle officer with Baton Rouge Police was involved in a wreck Monday morning which closed Florida Boulevard for a time.

The wreck happened around 11 a.m. at Florida and Airline Highway. BRPD said an 18-wheeler changed lanes and didn't see the officer.

EMS said the officer was taken to the hospital from the scene in stable condition. The driver of the 18-wheeler was cited for failing to yield.

Police closed the westbound side of Florida for a half-hour while they worked the wreck.

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