Maricopa motorcycle officer injured in crash

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

MARICOPA -- A Maricopa Police Department motorcycle officer was injured in a single-vehicle accident on northbound State Route 347 in Maricopa Thursday morning.

According to Maricopa police spokesman Sgt. Stephen Judd, the officer crashed in the northbound lanes of S.R. 347 (John Wayne Parkway) at Lakeview Drive at approximately 8:45 a.m.

The officer, whose name has not been released, was injured and was transported to the Maricopa Mecical Center for treatment. His injuries reportedly are not life-threatening.

There is no word on what caused the crash. The Department of Public Safety is handling the investigation.