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JPD officer home after motorcycle crash

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The unidentified off duty officer involved in a motorcycle crash Saturday, is home and recuperating from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident, according to Officer Colendula Green with JPD.

The accident  happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday the officer was listed in serious condition at University Medical Center.

JPD Officer Colendula Green said the officer was riding his bike in the southbound lane of I-55, north of Lakeland Drive when the crash occurred.

The officer's Yamaha motorcycle was torn to pieces after witnesses say he hit the back of a truck.

A witness told us the bike was traveling at a high rate of speed, while moving in and out of traffic before the crash.

That information has not been confirmed by authorities.

The accident is under investigation.

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