• January 13, 2017

Officer Ryan Gummer Injured in Tyler, TX, Motorcycle Accident

Tyler, TX -- January 12, 2017, Officer Ryan Gummer was injured due to an accident in which his motorcycle and a passenger vehicle collided.

Officer Gummer, an 8 year veteran of the Tyler Police Department, was on duty at the time of the accident. The crash occurred on TX-110, south of the SE Loop 323 intersection.

According to preliminary police reports, Officer Gummer was riding a motorcycle southbound on Troup Highway. In front of him, debris from nearby trees had made its way onto the road. The vehicle infront of Gummer stopped due to the debris, and Gummer was left with little time to react.

Gummer crashed into the back of the other vehicle, and he was ejected from his motorcycle. EMS transported the officer from the scene with non-critical injuries. No other injuries occurred.

Authorities did not issue any citations following the accident. They've reported no additional details.

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