LAPD Motorcycle Officer Collides With Big Rig On I-5

SYLMAR (CNS) - A Los Angeles police motorcycle officer was taken to a hospital in stable condition following a collision with a big rig on the

Golden State (5) Freeway this afternoon. The accident occurred on the southbound side of the freeway, north of

Roxford Street, at 1:36 p.m., authorities said. Officer Tony Im of the LAPD's Media Relations Section said he had no information other than the officer -- whose name was not released -- was in stable condition.

The California Highway Patrol closed down all the southbound lanes as well as two northbound lanes.