2 Motorcyclists Involved In Michelle Obama's Motorcade Escort Injured In Crash Along U.S. 36


UPDATED: Tuesday October 16, 2012 10:49 AM

Two law enforcement officials were injured in a crash while part of a motorcade escort for First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday.

According to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, the motorcycles crashed  at about 4:15 p.m. along U.S. Route 36/ state Route 37 and South Old State Road.

It was unknown if the motorcyclists collided or were struck by another vehicle.

One Genoa Township police officer and one Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper were transported to Grant Medical Center in Columbus with unknown injuries.

Michelle Obama spoke at about 2:45 p.m. at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware.

U.S. 36/S.R. 37 was backed up because of the crash.

Obama was not injured in the crash, and her motorcade continued on after the crash.

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