TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A Tyler motorcycle officer was injured in an accident.
The accident was reported just before 10:30 am, Monday morning on 5th St. and Golden.
Tyler Police say officer J.D. Smith was driving on Golden Road when a blue SUV pulled out in front of him.
Smith was taken to the hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries and released.
Officer Smith is a 37-year veteran of the Tyler Police Department. He has been assigned to the motorcyle division for 33 years.
The driver of the SUV, 34-year-old Jason Moore Auringer was ticketed for Failing to Yield Right of Way.
The driver of the SUV was ticketed.