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Tempe motorcycle officer hit by taxi cab

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TEMPE, Ariz. -

A taxi driver collided with a motorcycle officer while making an illegal U-turn early Sunday morning.

Tempe police say a Tempe police motorcycle officer was riding near University Drive and Rural Road when a taxi cab moved into his way and hit him.

The officer reportedly was thrown over his handlebars and landed face first into the street.

He was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to police, the taxi driver, Joey Labombarbe, was given two civil traffic citations and released.

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