Motorcycle officer involved in wreck while leading funeral procession

Motorcycle officer involved in wreck while leading funeral procession
A motorcycle cop was involved in a crash at the intersection of Cora Drive and Florida Boulevard. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An officer was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being involved in a wreck Thursday afternoon.

Officer injured in wreck while escorting funeral procession

Baton Rouge Police say the motorcycle officer was leading a funeral procession on Cora Drive when a driver turning off of Florida Boulevard struck him.

The wreck happened at around 11:35 a.m.

Police say it’s too soon to tell if the driver will be charged.

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