Park police officer hit by car

A U.S. Park Police officer was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after he was hit by a vehicle, officials say.

The officer was on his motorcycle at the time of the accident, which happened on the ramp from P Street NW to the Rock Creek Parkway.

US Park Police Spokesperson Sgt. Paul Brooks says the officer sustained minor injuries. The ramp is closed temporarily.

The vehicle involved in the accident remained on the scene.