Lafayette officer hit during parade

LAFATETTE, LA (WAFB) - A Lafayette police officer was hit by a vehicle while escorting several floats in the Krewe of Bonaparte parade on Saturday afternoon.

The officer was on his motorcycle when someone reportedly made a left at a stop sign and crashed into him. Police said the officer had his sirens and lights on as he escorted the floats. The people in the vehicle were not hurt.

The officer was taken to a hospital with moderate injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

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