SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Authorities say a Dayton police officer was injured after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car.

The Dayton Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2tWpHI6 ) the accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday in Springfield. The officer, who wasn’t identified, was an escort for traffic control during a charity motorcycle ride.

The officer was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where he is in stable condition.

Springfield Police Division Sgt. Jeff Williams says the crash is being investigated. No citations have been issued.

Springfield is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Dayton.

Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com

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