SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A police officer was hospitalized Monday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a car on South Coast Highway in Oceanside, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.
Authorities said the crash occurred just south of Oceanside Boulevard shortly after 2:50 p.m.
Details are limited at this time, but the officer’s motorcycle collided with a Ford Mustang.
Medics transported the officer by ambulance to a La Jolla hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The highway was shut down between Godfrey Street and Morse Street but was reopened a few hours later at 5:35 p.m.
An investigation into the accident was underway.
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