Va. Beach police officer injured in crash on Dam Neck

A police motorcycle is loaded on to a wreck following a crash with a SUV Aug. 3, 2017 on Dam Neck Road in Virginia Beach. Police say an officer was injured in the crash. Credit: WAVY/Aaron Kurtz

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach police officer was injured Thursday morning in a crash involving a police motorcycle and a SUV.

At about 10:16 a.m., a motorcycle officer was heading eastbound in the 3400 block of Dam Neck Road. Police say he was responding to an accident with injuries near London Bridge Road. The officer had his lights and siren activated.

As the officer was passing S. Rosemont Road, the motorcycle and a Nissan SUV collided.

Gallery: Crash on Dam Neck Road in Va. Beach

The driver of the SUV, who wasn’t hurt, stayed at the scene.

The officer suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital, where he was still being treated Thursday evening.

Police are still investigating the accident.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates on this developing story.