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Motorcycle officer hit, injured in north Charlotte crash

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer recovering from injuries after he was hit by a vehicle on his motorcycle.

According to officials, Officer Chapman was operating a dual sport motorcycle at Neal Road and Spring Mist Drive in the University City area around 6 p.m.

Officers say a white Infinity traveling southbound made a left turn in front of his motorcycle, causing Officer Chapman to strike the rear portion of the Infinity.

Officer Chapman was transported to Carolinas Medical Center-Main with injuries. He was later released from the hospital with severe bruising, but no extensive damage.

The driver of the Infinity did not sustain any injuries.

Police say the accident is currently under active investigation. 

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