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Police officer injured during Hats Off Day motorcycle drill

Last Updated Jun 1, 2019 at 8:29 pm PDT

Seattle Police officers performing a motorcycle drill during Hats Off Day on Hastings Street in Burnaby. Departments from Seattle, Burnaby and Vancouver participated in motorcycle drills at the annual festival. (Source: Burnaby RCMP, Twitter)

A Vancouver police officer is in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after he fell from his motorcycle

The officer was taking part in motorcycle drills during the annual Hats Off Day festivities in Burnaby

BURNABY (NEWS 1130) — A police officer was injured during the annualĀ Hats Off Day festivities in Burnaby on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Vancouver Police Department, one of their officers was hurt during a motorcycle drill team event.

The officer’s injuries are non-life-threatening, and he’s recovering in the hospital.

The officer’s motorcycle apparently slipped on some debris on the road, which caused him to fall off.

Police officers from Vancouver, Burnaby and Seattle performed motorcycle drills for Burnaby’s annual festival in the Burnaby Heights neighbourhood on Hastings Street.

– With files from Taran Parmar