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LAPD officer injured while escorting ambulance carrying fellow officer

A wrecked car is shown in downtown Los Angeles after crashing with an LAPD patrol vehicle Saturday, April 14, 2012.

April 15, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Los Angeles police officer is recovering from a crash that happened while he was escorting an ambulance carrying one of his fellow officers.

It happened in downtown Los Angeles shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday. The first officer was on his motorcycle when he had a medical emergency and crashed.

While he was being taken to the hospital, the officer escorting him got into an accident with another driver.

That person was hospitalized. The officer involved in the second crash is expected to be OK.