SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An on-duty San Francisco motorcycle police officer was among the people injured in a multi-vehicle collision at Market and 8th streets late Wednesday morning, authorities said.
According to SFPD, at approximately 11 a.m., a vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Market and 8th involving several vehicles including an officer on a motorcycle.READ MORE: San Leandro Community Rallies for Reform on Anniversary of Steven Taylor's Police Shooting Death
The SFPD Twitter account posted about the incident shortly after it happened, asking people to avoid the area.
⚠️ AVOID THE AREA ⚠️
Please avoid the area of 8th and Market Street as we conduct a collision investigation. Anticipate delays in the surrounding areas. Updates will follow. pic.twitter.com/FHxRO6PrPvREAD MORE: Lodi Parachute Center Skydiver Dies After Chute Gets Tangled on Descent
— San Francisco Police (@SFPD) March 31, 2021
Police said four people including the officer were injured and were transported to the hospital. Their condition was unknown as of early Wednesday afternoon.MORE NEWS: Saratoga Resident Displaced in 2-Alarm House Fire Sunday Morning
The police officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to SFPD.