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Off-Duty LAPD Officer Injured in 5 Freeway Motorcycle Crash

An off-duty officer was injured early Tuesday in a motorcycle crash on a freeway north of Los Angeles.

Details about the crash involving a Los Angeles Police Department officer on a motorcycle and at least one other vehicle were not immediately available.

The crash was reported at about 5 a.m. on the 5 Freeway in Stevenson Ranch. The officer, who was trapped under a vehicle, was transported from the scene in an ambulance.

The department said in a tweet that the officer was in "stable condition."

"Wishing him a speedy recovery," the tweet continued.

The southbound side of the freeway was closed for the crash investigation.

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