TEMPE, Ariz. — A Tempe police officer is recovering after authorities said
he was struck by a taxi cab while on his motorcycle.
Police said the officer was hit early Sunday morning when the cab driver made an
illegal U-turn in the area of Rural Road and University Drive.
According to police, the officer was thrown off his bike and into the street.
He was taken to a hospital with serious but not life-threatening
The taxi driver was issued two civil traffic citations and released.
The accident remains under investigation.