Police officer injured in traffic accident

A Las Vegas police officer riding a motorcycle was injured this morning after an accident on Sahara Avenue and Maryland Parkway.

The accident occurred around 11:10 a.m. and the officer was transported to University Medical Center where he was treated and released.

There is no word yet on what type of vehicle hit the motorcycle or the cause of the accident.

Contact Steven Slivka at SSlivka@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0264.