Written by AARON CASTREJON
SOUTH PASADENA - A 27-year-veteran of the South Pasadena Police Department was hospitalized with moderate injuries after colliding with a civilian vehicle on Monterey Road April 4.
The crash occurred in the 300 block of Monterey Road Tuesday. A vehicle was exiting the driveway of an apartment complex and the unidentified motor officer struck the vehicle. He was ejected from his motorcycle and landed in opposing lanes of traffic, according to the South Pasadena Police Department.
The driver of the other vehicle said they did not see the officer approaching, according to the South Pasadena Police Department.
Monterey Road between Indiana Avenue and Pasadena Avenue were closed for several hours during an investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the South Pasadena Police Department at 626-403-7270.