NEW YORK (CBS 2) — An NYPD officer was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a motorcycle accident on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn.

The accident happened at about 8:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the parkway at Knapp Street in Sheepshead Bay. The officer was on-duty when his department motorcycle collided with a car.

The officer was taken to Brooklyn’s Lutheran Medical Center with a broken arm, but was conscious and alert after the accident. He is in stable condition at this time.

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