DPS: Motorcycle officer injured in crash on Loop 101

PHOENIX - Westbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix was backed up for miles Friday after a Department of Public Safety motorcycle officer got into an accident with an SUV.

The crash happened around 3:45 p.m. on the Loop 101 and Cave Creek Road.

DPS spokesman Carrick Cook said the officer was taken to John C. Lincoln Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The other driver was not hurt.

It is unclear at this time what caused the accident.

The Loop 101 westbound at Cave Creek Road re-opened around 6:10 p.m.


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