Columbus police officer injured in motorcycle crash on SR-315


A Columbus police officer was injured Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash.

It happened on State Route 315 near the Ohio State University hospital curve, according to the Columbus Division of Police.

Police said the officer was struck by another vehicle while trying to close the ramp near Medical Center Drive for the motorcade for retiring police chief Kim Jacobs.

The officer was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

The ramp from I-670 westbound to SR-315 north was closed as police investigate the crash.

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