An off-duty police officer is in the hospital after an accident in the Lawncrest section of the city. It happened Saturday at 5:45 a.m. on Whitaker Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.
Police say the officer was riding his motorcycle on his way to work when he somehow lost control of his vehicle and fell.
The officer was taken to Einstein Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. He was later released. Police say no one else was injured during the crash. They continue to investigate.