US Park Police helicopter lands on DC freeway to rescue motorcycle officer after accident


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A United States Park Police bike officer crashed on I-395 in Washington, D.C. early Wednesday night, prompting a rescue on the freeway from a office-owned helicopter.

USPP informed Fox Information the motorcycle officer was involved in a crash in the area of Maine Avenue and I-395 about 6:30 p.m.

A USPP helicopter responding to an accident. 

A USPP helicopter responding to an accident. 

A USPP Eagle helicopter responded to transport the officer to acquire therapy for what the agency described as non-everyday living-threatening accidents.

Video clip shot by a driver on the freeway displays the helicopter landed on the freeway with a heavy police presence.


The rescue brought on a lot of site visitors delays. USPP stated no other vehicles were being concerned in the crash.

USPP officers with the department’s Motorcycle Device are demanded to trip yr-round. The Device is effective carefully with the U.S. Key Provider, the Metropolitan Police Office for the District of Columbia, and the Point out Section to coordinate escort duties for the president and vice president.

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The power at this time has 20 assigned motorbike officers, two sergeants, and 1 lieutenant in the Washington, D.C. metro spot and 4 assigned motorcycle officers in the San Francisco Field Office.


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