Tyler Motorcycle Officer Hit By Truck Today

Officer Lenderman of the Tyler Police Department was struck by a small pick-up while he was on his police motorcycle today, according to the Tyler Police, and sustained injuries to his leg and hand.

The accident happened at the intersection of Donnybrook and Wilma, when the pickup didn't see the officer as he pulled out from Wilma into the motorcycle's path.

The driver of the pickup was cited for failure to yield right of way from a stop sign.

Officer Lenderman was transported to a local hospital and treated there for his injuries.