UWPD Officer Involved in Traffic Crash

Madison, Wisconsin – At approximately 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning, a UW-Madison Police officer was injured in a traffic crash.  The officer, on a motorcycle, was traveling eastbound on Regent Street – he was his way to pick up the Tennessee Tech football team, to escort them to Camp Randall Stadium.  The officer was stuck by a SUV, traveling northbound on Charter Street.

The officer involved flew over the handlebars of the motorcycle, and struck his head when he hit the road.  He was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries to his right side – he was released, and is doing well.  His helmet saved his life, and prevented serious injuries.

The driver of the SUV was cited by Madison Police.

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