BHPD Officer Involved in Collision

Courier reader Sandy Weiner captured this image of a traffic collision investigation on Wilshire Boulevard and Hamel Drive on June 29. The accident involved a Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) motorcycle officer. BHPD Spokesperson, Lt. Giovanni Trejo told the Courier that the officer was traveling westbound on Wilshire Boulevard at Hamel Drive when he collided with a civilian vehicle, a black Toyota Corolla traveling northbound through the intersection. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the California Highway Patrol Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team. The officer was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Toyota was not hurt.