Bountiful police officer injured in motorcycle crash

Aug 27, 2021, 9:05 PM | Updated: 9:05 pm

BOUNTIFUL, Utah — A Bountiful police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash Friday afternoon.

The officer, who was driving a motorcycle, was hit by a vehicle at 500 West and Center Street. The vehicle made a left turn without yielding, hitting the officer.

Dave Edwards of the Bountiful Police Department said, the officer was transported to the University of Utah Medical Center. He was released after being treated for a minor fracture.

“We were very fortunate the injuries weren’t more serious,” Edwards said. 

However, the accident serves as another reminder for motorists to be careful.

“It’s just another reminder that it doesn’t require extra attention for motorcyclists,” Edwards said. “We have to be vigilant in looking for them as you’re entering the road way.”

Read more:

Today’s Top Stories


Autistic brothers drowned...
Mark Jones

Two autistic brothers with ties to Utah drown off Hawaii coast

According to their aunt, two autistic brothers drowned off of the coast of Hawaii on Aug. 11. The boys have family ties to Utah, both their parents were raised here.
1 day ago
A crash involving a couple cars and a UTA bus has closed the intersection of 300 W. and North Templ...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

300 W., North Temple intersection closed after crash involving UTA bus

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police say they are expecting a “lengthy closure” at the intersection of 300 W. and North Temple after a crash involving a UTA bus.  We are investigating a critical injury crash at 300 West North Temple. @slcfire has confirmed 1 person has critical injuries and 3 others have […]
1 day ago
Taylorsville City Police Department is investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide. Furt...
Devin Oldroyd

Taylorsville police release details on suspected murder-suicide

Taylorsville City Police Department is investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide. Further details have been released.
1 day ago
Layton hospital...
Simone Seikaly

Suspicious package at Intermountain Layton Hospital removed, detonated

According to police, the package was discovered at the Layton hospital around 8:30 a.m., at which time it was removed by security.
1 day ago
five year old postal service truck...
Aimee Cobabe

Sandy Police are investigating the vandalism of six church buildings

Authorities in Sandy are looking for the individual or individuals responsible for the vandalism of six church buildings, belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2 days ago
Missing child Jaxon Higbee, age 16, white male...
Alejandro Lucero

Unified Police looking for missing teen from Holladay

Jaxon Higbee, a missing teen last seen in Holladay, was wearing a white t-shirt with purple writing, gray sweatpants, and glasses with black frames. 
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Bountiful police officer injured in motorcycle crash