MARICOPA — A Tempe police officer is recovering after being involved in a crash on his police motorcycle while driving to his home.
Tempe police Sgt. Jeffrey Glover says the officer suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash on State Route 347 between Interstate 10 and Maricopa.
The officer hasn’t been identified, but he was flown to a hospital for treatment following Wednesday evening’s accident.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says it appears the officer rear-ended an SUV. DPS is still investigating why the accident happened.