A veteran motorcycle police officer was injured when he pulled into traffic near Shaw and Del Mar in Fresno Tuesday morning.
Investigators say the officer was on Del Mar, monitoring traffic on Shaw Avenue, when he decided to go after a speeding car.
They say he pulled in front of a car going eastbound on Shaw and was struck by the vehicle.
The officer was hurt and was taken to the hospital.
Investigators say the motorcycle officer is a 20-year veteran of the force.