PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Portland police motorcycle officer was injured in a crash on SE McLoughlin Boulevard Tuesday night, police said.
Police said a car crashed into the back of the officer’s motorcycle while he was stopped in a turning lane. The officer and his motorcycle were knocked to the ground. He was not seriously injured, but was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Police said the other driver, 62-year-old Robert John Kaleta, may have been impaired and was taken into custody.
Northbound lanes of McLoughlin Boulevard from Holgate Boulevard is closed while traffic police investigate.