Officer on motorcycle involved in Lower Valley crash

iSpot photo courtesy of Luis Frayre.

A portion of Carolina Drive was closed off on Wednesday afternoon following a crash involving an El Paso police officer on a motorcycle.

The crash happened on Carolina Drive near Giles Road in the Lower Valley.

Police at the scene told KFOX14 that an officer was involved in the crash, but that he is doing OK.

Emergency dispatchers said one person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

A viewer sent KFOX14 a photo from the scene that shows an officer on the ground and a black SUV near the scene.

At this time, the cause of the crash is not known.