CHP officer has minor injuries following pursuit on I-80 near American Canyon in Vallejo


VALLEJO (KRON) — A CHP officer has minor injuries Wednesday afternoon after following a pursuit on eastbound Interstate 80 in Vallejo.

The incident happened just after 1:45 p.m. near the exit of American Canyon Road on the highway, said CHP Officer Dave Harvey.

The incident happened in unincorporated Solano County.

A motorcycle officer fell on his bike while he was following a pursuit, Harvey said. No other cars were involved.

He then fell down onto the roadway with the motorcycle, Harvey said.

The officer has been taken to the hospital for treatment. Authorities are not releasing his condition at this time.

No other vehicles were involved and investigators are trying to determine why he crashed.

A suspect has been arrested, according to CHP Officer Dave Henry.

All eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 have re-opened.

Bay City News also contributed to this report.


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