Police: Off duty State Police detective injured in crash

 
 
Updated 8/11/2019 9:06 AM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Authorities say an off duty Indiana State Police detective has suffered "critical injuries" in a motorcycle crash in Indianapolis.

Police say the 24-year veteran of the department was riding in his personal motorcycle when a car collided with the bike, causing the detective to hit a semi-trailer on Interstate 465 south of Interstate 69.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

The crash happened Saturday morning.

Authorities say the vehicles were approaching slowing traffic in a construction zone.

Police the detective suffered "critical injuries," despite wearing a helmet.

Police believe alcohol was not a factor.

The crash remains under investigation.

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