A Stockton Police Department motorcycle officer was hit by a car and is in “serious condition,” authorities say.
The collision happened Tuesday morning in the area of Yokuts Avenue and Claremont Avenue, near Weberstown Mall, the Stockton Police Department said in a tweet.
The collision happened at approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Stockton police spokesperson Joe Silva said in a statement.
The driver of the vehicle involved stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police, Silva said.
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The injured officer has not yet been publicly identified. Silva said he is a veteran officer of the Stockton Police Department assigned to traffic.
According to a tweet from the Stockton Police Department, the officer was airlifted to the UC Davis Medical Center for further treatment.
Police continued to investigate the scene and ask drivers to avoid the area.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.