Police motorcycle involved in crash; officer taken to UMC after car leaves scene

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Metro motorcycle officer was injured in a crash Tuesday, and has been transported to University Medical Center Trauma Center, according to police.

LVMPD (Metro) Officer injured in in hit and run crash (KLAS )

The crash near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Rainbow Boulevard just after 1 p.m. involved the police motorcycle and a red sedan.

Police said the red sedan fled the scene to an apartment complex and the driver left his vehicle.

A suspect has been taken into custody and will be facing charges for felony hit and run, police said.

The officer is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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