An incident that could have been worse occurred when two police officers on motorcycles ran into each other and subsequently hit a pedestrian during today's Boston Pride parade.
The Boston Police Department said Saturday that two on-duty officers who were responding to a call for an officer with a medical condition bumped into each other and then hit a pedestrian, who was in her 80s.
The crash occured in the area of Beacon and Joy Streets just after 4:00 p.m., according to police. All persons involved were reported to have minor injuries, and the crash did not disrupt the parade or other Pride events.
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The officer who had made the initial call for medical help was transported to an area hospital with a non-life-threatening medical issue, according to the Boston Police Department.