Officer struck by motorcycle during traffic stop

March 4, 2010 9:35:13 PM PST
A CHP officer was hit by motorcycle during a traffic stop on Highway 4 Thursday afternoon.

The officer had just pulled over a vehicle in Martinez when he noticed his patrol car was rolling away.

He tried to get back in to stop it but was struck by a motorcycle in the process.

A CHP spokesperson say the officer likely has a broken leg; the motorcyclist suffered minor injuries.


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