Police officer injured when motorcycle crashes into car on East Side

A San Antonio Police Department officer was injured when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a car on the East Side.

The accident happened just before 7 a.m. Friday at Rigsby Avenue and Semlinger Road.

SAPD spokesperson Officer Doug Greene said the officer was traveling west on Rigsby Avenue, when a car pulled out in front of him. The officer laid down the bike, skidded several feet, and then the hit the car.

The officer was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in stable condition. Officer Greene said the officer suffered some cuts and bruises and was being check out for possible internal injuries.

A man and child in the car were checked out by EMS at the scene.