Two Calif. motorcycle officers crash while training

The crash happened as they were training to conduct a fast escort

San Francisco Chronicle

SAN FRANCISCO — Police motorcades are a routine sight in San Francisco - slow escorts for funerals and fast escorts for dignitaries who could become targets.

But on Wednesday, tragedy nearly struck as police were training to conduct a fast escort. As 15 officers steered motorcycles up steep California Street toward the Fairmont Hotel on Nob Hill, two of the bikes collided.

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