By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A police officer has been released from the hospital after an accident involving a motorcycle on the Lower East Side.

It happened around 10 p.m. Saturday as the officer worked a traffic control checkpoint near Delancey and Suffolk streets.

The officer was hurt when the driver riding the motorcycle hit a barrier near the officer and injured her.

Charges are pending against the driver, who is in custody for a possible DWI.

CBSNewYork Team