Police accompanying Trump's motorcade injured in crash

Police accompanying Trump's motorcade injured in crash

Three police officers on motorcycles were injured Tuesday while accompanying President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Camerota clashes with Trump's immigration head over president's tweet LA Times editorial board labels Trump 'Bigot-in-Chief' Trump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates 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.

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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 Elizabeth SandersBiden pledges return to daily press briefings as president Sarah Sanders: I will walk out of the White House 'with my head held high' Trump directs Pentagon to develop policy allowing service academy athletes to go pro right away 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. 

Louisiana State Police referred requests for comment to Lake Charles City Police, who were unable to provide additional information as of early Tuesday evening.
 
The incident occurred as Trump traveled from Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Cameron LNG Export Terminal in Hackberry, about 30 miles away.
 
Updated: 4:50 p.m.