Three police officers on motorcycles were injured Tuesday while accompanying President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer Sen. Heller to run for Nevada governor Overnight Defense & National Security — Milley becomes lightning rod Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley becomes lightning rod on right MORE's motorcade in Louisiana, according to the White House.
The White House told reporters traveling with the president that the officers were involved in an accident at the motorcade left the airport. The officers did not sustain serious injuries.
The president's vehicle was not involved in the incident and Trump was not injured, according to reports.
“Today, three motorcycle officers from local law enforcement were injured in an accident while traveling with the President’s motorcade. All three are being treated for injuries at a nearby hospital and are in stable condition," White House press secretary Sarah HuckabeeSarah SandersTrump expected to resume rallies in June Andrew Giuliani planning run for New York governor Trump appears at Sarah Huckabee Sanders campaign event MORE Sanders said in a statement.
Jennifer Jacobs of Bloomberg, who is traveling with Trump to Louisiana, posted photos on social media that showed an officer next to his motorcycle turned over on the highway. She reported that she saw three officers down along the interstate, including two who appeared to be bleeding.
I saw 3 officers down on Interstate 10 near Lake Charles as Trump motorcade headed to Hackberry.— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) May 14, 2019
One in grassy ditch, sitting up. One flat on his back on highway shoulder, bleeding. A third standing up, bleeding from his arm.
Our whole side of highway was closed to traffic. pic.twitter.com/LAFvIlmwww
2 motorcycle officers seen with "very bloodied arms" after apparent crash along President Trump's motorcade route in Louisiana; the officers were standing while being tended to, reporters travelling with the president say.— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) May 14, 2019