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Tampa motorcycle officer seriously injured in Ybor City crash

The crash happened in the area of Adamo Drive and 26th Street in Tampa.

TAMPA, Fla. — A Tampa Police Department officer on a motorcycle was seriously injured in a crash Thursday morning at Adamo Drive and 26th Street in the city's Ybor City neighborhood.

The 38-year-old officer was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Adamo Drive when a 54-year-old woman driving a red Honda Accord crossed southbound along Adamo Drive, according to a department news release.

She reportedly cut in front of the officer and collided with the police motorcycle. 

The officer was taken to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries, which include a possible fractured femur, the department said in the statement.

Police added that the 54-year-old woman was not injured and remained at the scene while cooperating with the investigation.

It's expected she will be cited for the crash.

Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

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