ROCKWALL, TX – A Dallas police motorcycle officer was injured in a crash while assisting with a funeral escort Tuesday, CBS DFW reports.

The officer was riding along the Interstate 30 service road in Rockwall when the incident occurred shortly before 1 p.m.  The officer, who had been helping with an escort in Rockwall, was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of the accident. The westbound lanes of I-30 were closed to traffic for several hours while the scene was being cleared.

If you have been injured as the result of a motorcycle crash caused by another driver in the Dallas area, contact Robert C. Slim, the Dallas motorcycle accident lawyer, right away. He will speak to you personally regarding your legal rights and your options for pursuing justice and compensation. To schedule a free consultation, call  214-321-8225 or fill out the free injury attorney contact form.