NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A crash involving a Metro police cruiser was reported early Monday morning on Briley Parkway.
The crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Briley Parkway at mile marker 27.6 in West Nashville.
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At the scene, a News 2 crew observed a pickup truck with heavy front-end damage and a Metro police cruiser with rear-end damage.
According to Metro police, an officer was traveling northbound toward White Bridge Road when a motorcyclist, traveling southbound, lost control and crossed into the northbound lanes of traffic.
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Authorities reported the officer slammed on his brakes to avoid hitting the motorcyclist and was rear-ended by a pickup truck.
The officer experienced soreness from the crash. Officials said the motorcyclist and pickup driver sustained minor injures.
No other information was immediately released.
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