April 2, 2014- A California Highway Patrol officer was involved in a car accident, on Highway 99, Wednesday night. The collision took place in Madera, at around 7:30 PM.
The CHP officer was in his patrol vehicle, following a black motorcycle on the highway. The motorcycle took a sudden turn onto the Avenue 20 off-ramp. The patrol car tried to follow, but lost control after hitting a patch of grass. The officer’s car rolled over multiple times.
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The highway patrolman hurt his head during the crash, and had other minor injuries. He was taken to the hospital, but is expected to recover.
The black motorcycle, the CHP was following, got away.