08/04/2006

DC officer struck by driver on parkway

The Associated Press

Washington- A United States Park Police officer is being treated at a local hospital after being involved in an accident oon on the George Washington Parkway.

Sergeant Scott Fear says the officer was riding on a motorcycle southbound on the parkway when he was struck by a vehicle around 12:45 p.m. The officers injuries are being described as serious, but non-life threatening.

The other driver was uninjured in the crash and is cooperating with park police.

Fear says the parkway has been shut down in both directions while authorities continue to investigate the crash.

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