[07-14-2021] Los Angeles County, CA – LAPD Officer Hurt After a Motorcycle Accident at Florence and Vermont Avenues

A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer was hurt after getting involved in a motorcycle collision in South Los Angeles on Wednesday night, July 14.

[07-14-2021] Los Angeles County, CA - LAPD Officer Hurt After a Motorcycle Accident at Florence and Vermont AvenuesAccording to the initial reports from local authorities, the accident occurred at around 10:40 p.m. at Florence and Vermont Avenues. A silver and an LAPD motorcycle were involved in the crash. How the collision occurred, and the reason it happened have not been established.

The officer’s motorcycle reportedly sustained extensive damage while the other vehicle sustained front-end damage. The LAPD officer was taken to an area hospital with unspecified injuries. It’s unclear whether the other driver was injured.

The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed. Additional information about the accident is unavailable at the moment. No arrests have been made at the moment. Local authorities are currently investigating the case.

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Motorcycle collisions frequently result in serious injury or death. Motorcycle riders are more likely than passengers in private vehicles to suffer serious injuries. Motorcyclists were more likely than passengers in private vehicles to die in traffic accidents in 2018, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

California has one of the largest numbers of registered motorcycles in the U.S. There are over 800,000 registered motorcycles in California. In 2017, 16,505 motorcycle accidents occurred on California roadways, which resulted in 15,527 injuries and 541 deaths.

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