CHP Officer Injured in Escondido Motorcycle Accident on SR 78 near Nordahl Road

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Escondido, California (October 22, 2019) – A California Highway Patrol Officer was injured in a motorcycle accident in Escondido on Tuesday morning.

According to a local news source, the accident happened on State Route 78 near Nordahl Road at about 8:55 a.m.

The officer was riding a motorcycle in the eastbound lane of Highway 78 when he collided with a van for unknown reasons.

The officer reportedly sustained major injuries in the collision and was rushed to a local hospital for treatment.

Several eastbound lanes of the highway were shut down to facilitate an investigation into the accident.

 No further information was provided.

An investigation into the collision is underway.