A California Highway Patrol officer is recovering from injuries after crahsing his motorcycle while escorting President Obama to LAX airport along the 405 freeway in Los Angeles earlier this morning.
The crash — thankfully — looks worse than it is:
— Caitlyn Lawton (@caitlawton) February 12, 2016
CHP officers at scene of crash involving CHP motorbike officer assigned to Obama protective services. 405 & Olympic pic.twitter.com/LfSKchEvF1
— Rosa Ordaz (@RosaNBCLA) February 12, 2016
The officer somehow only sustained “minor injuries”:
Motorcycle officer assigned to President's motorcade hospitalized with minor injuries after crash, CHP says. https://t.co/jgTDao4nA9
— NBC Los Angeles (@NBCLA) February 12, 2016
Obama then traveled to Palm Springs for golf — naturally — and a summit with leaders from Southeast Asia:
Pres Obama playing golf today at Porcupine Creek, the 19-hole course on the 249-acre estate of Oracle chairman Larry Ellison.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) February 12, 2016
Pres Obama is spending the weekend in the Palm Springs/Rancho Mirage area. Holds summit there Mon/Tue with Southeast Asian Leaders.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) February 13, 2016