MANSFIELD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – An off-duty Mansfield police officer was significant wounded Tuesday, Feb. 2 in a motorbike crash, in accordance to Mansfield Police Main Tracy Aaron.
The three-car crash occurred soon immediately after 6:30 a.m. on FM 2738 about 1/4 mile south of CR 505 in Johnson County.
The officer’s name is becoming withheld for now.
Mansfield Law enforcement stated he was on his way to get the job done when the crash took place.
Chief Aaron tweeted, “This morning, we had an off-obligation Officer severely hurt in a bike accident in Johnson County. He is being handled at a neighborhood medical center. You should maintain our Officer in your thoughts and prayers.”
This morning, we experienced an off-responsibility Officer critically wounded in a motorbike accident in Johnson County. He is being handled at a nearby clinic.
Remember to continue to keep our Officer in your feelings and prayers. pic.twitter.com/pbTbs7LTjl
— Chief Tracy Aaron (@MansfieldChief) February 2, 2021
In accordance to DPS, the preliminary investigation reveals that white 2016 Chevrolet Silverado pickup was touring south on FM 2738 powering a faculty bus.
A black 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling north on FM 2738 and silver 2012 Nissan Rouge SUV was also traveling north at the rear of the bike.
For an as of however undetermined cause the Chevy pickup veered into the north certain lane of FM 2738 to go the faculty bus, in a no-passing zone.
This induced the Chevy pickup to strike the bike and then the Nissan SUV.
The Chevy pickup slid off the roadway into the east ditch where it rolled numerous situations.
The Nissan SUV came to relaxation in the roadway facing east.
The motorbike veered off the roadway and arrived to rest in the east ditch.
The off-duty officer on the motorbike suffered a existence-threatening personal injury to his leg and was taken to John Peters Smith Clinic in Ft. Worthy of by air ambulance.
Mansfield Law enforcement mentioned the officer experienced surgery and is at present recovering in ICU. He will be obtaining an additional surgical procedures inside of a day or so.
“We cannot thank our group plenty of for the mind-boggling prayers and support that we have been receiving on text messages, Facebook and Twitter. It seriously suggests a great deal to the Officer and to our MPD Spouse and children,” the section explained in a assertion.
The driver of the Nissan SUV, and a passenger, an infant, the two from Alvarado, ended up not hurt.
The driver of the Chevy pickup refused treatment method at the scene.
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