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Slidell motorcycle officer hurt, ran into State Police unit while escorting Governor touring storm damage

1 month 1 day 18 hours ago Monday, April 15 2024 Apr 15, 2024 April 15, 2024 5:31 PM April 15, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

SLIDELL - A Slidell motorcycle officer was taken to a hospital Monday after he crashed into a Louisiana State Police unit while escorting Governor Jeff Landry through areas damaged by storms. 

The Slidell Police Department said the crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. near the corner of West Howze Beach Road and Rio Street. Landry and other officials were in Slidell and West Feliciana Parish to see areas hit by storms and a tornado that rolled through parts of southeast Louisiana last week. 

The officer suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital. No other injuries were reported. 

The police department asks for prayers during the officer's recovery. 

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