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Photo from accident on September 27, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A police officer riding a motorcycle crashed while escorting President Donald Trump back to the Indianapolis International Airport, according to a CNN reporter.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to FOX59 an IMPD officer, later identified as Officer Robert Turner, was taken to Methodist Hospital after being involved in a crash.

Turner reportedly suffered a broken ankle, possible concussion and abrasions.

The president spoke by phone with Turner after he was injured.

The motorcade was traveling westbound on I-70 when the crash occurred.  According to witness reports, the officer was moving but appeared to be badly injured.

No one else was injured in the accident.

 

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