CHP officer injured in Highway 116 crash

May 12, 2010 1:14:20 PM PDT
A California Highway Patrol officer was injured when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on Lakeville Highway in Petaluma shortly after noon today, a CHP officer said.

The crash was reported at 12:03 p.m. near the intersection of Lakeville Highway and Frates Road, CHP Officer Peter Van Eckhardt said.

A helicopter landed on the roadway a short time later to transport the officer to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Van Eckhardt said.

He did not have additional information about the crash.