Officer seriously injured in accident escorting VP Pence motorcade

After speaking at a Focus on the Family event in Colorado Springs, Colorado Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence was on his way back to the airport when an accident occured involving a motorcycle officer escorting Pence’s motorcade.

The Colorado Springs motorcycle officer was reported to be seriously injured in the accident, but the cause of the crash is still under investigation. Officials have said it was definitely an accident, and not caused by any deliberate action by anyone.

Vice President Pence sent out a Twitter message after the accident, saying, “Spoke to wife of injured Colorado Springs motorcycle officer. So relieved his injuries not life-threatening. Will keep him in our prayers.”

The Colorado Springs police confirmed in a tweet that the officer is in serious but stable condition.

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