Officer injured in motorcycle crash on Plymouth Ave.

Updated: 08/09/2014 8:29 PM
Created: 08/09/2014 11:40 AM WHEC.com

The Rochester Police Department says a motorcycle patrol officer was injured in a crash on Plymouth Avenue Saturday morning.

Investigators say the officer was on patrol for the Carifest parade when a SUV made a left turn in front of the officer. Officials say the officer swerved to avoid the vehicle, but ended up hitting the side of the SUV.

Police say the officer suffered injuries to his back and lower body. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment and was released.

The incident is still under investigation. The driver of the vehicle was also ticketed for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle and making an improper left turn.

News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Winter Weather Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Southern Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 1/30/2015 10:00 AM


Few Clouds
32° | 8°
  • Feels like: -8° F
  • Wind: WSW 5mph
  • Humidity: 80%
  • Fri Mostly cloudy and windy with snow showers
    15° | 5°
  • Sat Mostly cloudy
    19° | 0°
  • Sun Mostly cloudy
    24° | 9°
  • Mon Mostly cloudy
    16° | 6°