A Boston police officer helping escort Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was seriously injured in a crash Thursday morning, police said Thursday afternoon.
The incident happened on O’Brien Highway around 10:15 a.m. near the Museum of Science when the officer, on a motorcycle, crashed with a Subaru that had New York plates, WCVB reported.
The Massachusetts State Police reported that the officer was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries.
The crash is still under investigation.
Police initially reported that the officer had been traveling witha motorcade for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who is in town for a fundraiser, but that information was inaccurate.