Motorcycle Officer Briefly Hospitalized After Accident

A Tyler motorcycle officer was briefly hospitalized Saturday morning after an accident with another motorcycle officer.

The two officers were leaving a scene on the east loop when one of them made a right turn and the following officer distracted by traffic ran into him.  Officer Keith Brown struck the bike and then hit the pavement causing minor abrasions to his chin, arms, hands and knees.  Brown was treated and released at a local hospital.  The accident is under investigation.

Danielle Capper, Reporting.