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A US Park Police motorcycle officer was injured Wednesday morning in a traffic accident on the Southwest Freeway near Seventh Street SW, authorities said.
The officer's suffered "pretty substantial injuries," although not life-threatening, said Sgt. David Schlosser, a Park Police spokesman. A helicopter had been summoned to airlift him to a hospital. A US Park Police spokesman said more details would be forthcoming shortly.
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Motorcyclist struck on I-395
D.C. Fire and EMS report that a motorcyclist has been struck on eastbound I-395 near 7th Street SW. A medevac helicopter is on the scene.
All Northbound lanes are reportedly closed, as are three southbound lanes.
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