Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Bremerton motorcycle cop injured in crash

BREMERTON, Wash. -- A police officer was injured after crashing his motorcycle into two vehicles on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the collision occurred just after 4:30 near the intersection of 6th Street and Hewitt Avenue.

The officer, trying overtake a vehicle, tried to squeeze in between two cars in an attempt to gain ground. The motorcycle struck both cars and the officer was thrown from the bike.

The officer, 43-year-old Russell L. Holt, was reportedly conscious and breathing when medics arrived. He was taken to Harrison Hospital with minor injuries.

No one else was injured in the crash.


I thought these guys were supposed to be well trained. Trying to lanesplit?

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