Published Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 | 11:47 a.m.
Updated Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 | 1:33 p.m.
A Metro Police motorcycle officer has been taken to a hospital for a checkup after a traffic incident at U.S. 95 and Interstate 15.
The officer was involved in a collision at eastbound U.S. 95 and Interstate 15 that shut down the southbound onramp leading to I-15 from U.S. 95, police said.
The motorcycle officer had minor injuries and was up and talking at the scene, police said, but later was hospitalized as a precaution.
The collision occurred about 11:16 a.m. today. Traffic investigators were on scene this afternoon.