Law enforcement investigating wreck between police unit, motorcycle on Loop 281 in Longview

Law enforcement investigating wreck between police unit, motorcycle on Loop 281 in Longview

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A wreck between a motorcycle and a police vehicle has caused traffic congestion on westbound Loop 281 at Hwy 259.

Sgt. Shane McCarter with Longview Police Department said that the motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The officer was not injured.

Law enforcement is at the scene to determine how the wreck occurred. More details will be forthcoming.

Westbound traffic on the loop is being diverted onto Eastman Road. Sgt. McCarter said that officers hope to open one lane of westbound traffic shortly.

Our reporter at the scene says that traffic is building on Eastman Road, all the way back to the exit itself. Drivers would be advised to avoid the area for the next few hours to avoid delays.

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