Metro motorcycle officer injured in crash, driver arrested for suspected DUI

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Metro motorcycle officer is recovering after being hit by a suspected drunk driver Wednesday morning.

The crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. at the intersection of Harmon Avenue and Sandhill Road.

According to Metro police, the driver of a Fiat rear-ended the officer who was stopped at a red light. The crash forced the officer’s motorcycle into the back of a Metro patrol vehicle.

The officer’s injuries are not life threatening.

The driver of the Fiat was arrested for impairment.

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