Tags: US | Obama | Motorcade | Officer | Crash

Dallas Officer Hurt While Leading Obama Motorcade

Monday, 09 Aug 2010 07:02 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Police say a Dallas officer was injured when his motorcycle crashed as he led President Barack Obama's motorcade.

A police statement says the crash happened about 4 p.m. Monday at an intersection as Obama's motorcade was heading to a Democratic Party fundraiser.

A police spokesman says no other details are available.

But witnesses say the officer was standing and talking before he was taken to a nearby hospital. They say the officer was leading the motorcade when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle and flipped on a median.

In February 2008, a Dallas motorcycle officer died in a motorcycle crash while escorting then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton's motorcade.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Judge Blocks Obamacare Tax Rule for Non-Exchange States

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 19:15 PM

An Oklahoma federal judge dealt a blow to President Barack Obama's health-care law, invalidating IRS rules aimed at maki . . .

Comments on Mrs. Obama's Speech Off Limits, Reporters Told

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 19:07 PM

A creeped out Wisconsin journalist complains she was told by aides of Democratic Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mar . . .

Former Agent: Hire Allen West to Run the Secret Service

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 18:42 PM

A former Secret Service agent who spent time guarding the president has an answer to the agency's troubles: Fire directo . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved