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Police: Tempe officer on motorcycle hit by cabbie

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TEMPE, AZ (AP) -

A Tempe police officer is recovering after authorities say he was struck by a taxi cab while on his motorcycle.

Police say the officer was hit early Sunday morning when the cab driver made an illegal U-turn in the area of Rural and University.

According to police, the officer was thrown off his bike and into the street. He was later taken to a hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

The taxi driver was issued two civil traffic citations and released.

The accident remains under investigation.

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