Three Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers were injured after a crash during a procession for a fallen Tulsa police officer, police say.
The three motorcycle officers were hurt Thursday in Oklahoma City while escorting Tulsa police Sgt. Craig Johnson, officials say.
Johnson was an organ donor, and his body was being taken to Oklahoma City, the Tulsa World reported.
The morning wreck led to road shutdowns while police investigated. The cause of the crash has not been released.
Photos show toppled motorcycles and debris along the road.
Three of our motors troopers were seriously injured just before 11:00 this morning in a crash while escorting fallen Tulsa Police Officer, Sgt. Craig Johnson. We are still investigating exactly what happened. The Kilpatrick Tpk Wbound between Broadway and Eastern is shut down. pic.twitter.com/geuoaKIYAW
— OK Highway Patrol/DPS (@OHPDPS) July 2, 2020
By the afternoon, two officers were released from the hospital, police said at a news conference. A third trooper remained hospitalized, officials said.
The driver of an SUV involved in the crash was interviewed at the scene and released, police said.
David Ware, 32, is charged in the shooting of the officers, CNN reported.