Newport News -- A Newport News motorcycle officer was hurt in a crash Thursday morning.
It happened before 8 a.m. on Warwick Blvd. near the Warwick Village Shopping Center.
Police say the motorcycle officer collided with the rear of a white Kia Sedona van that was turning from southbound Warwick Blvd. onto Export Circle.
Police tell us the officer should be okay.
Because of the accident, Warwick Blvd. northbound between Ridgeway and Export was closed for about 45 minutes.
The officer was taken to the hospital for treatment and should be okay, spokeswoman Holly McPherson told WVEC.com.
The driver of the van was being checked by medics.
McPherson said the incident is being investigated by the Crash Reconstruction Team.