Another person has been injured after a crash involving Vice President Joe Biden’s motorcade.
According to local news reports in Ohio, on Thursday morning a motorist struck a state trooper who was riding a motorcycle to clear roads for Biden’s motorcade. (RELATED: More on Joe Biden)
Officials told TribLive.com that the trooper was taken to a local hospital, though the injuries aren’t thought to be life threatening. WTRF reported that the crash caused Biden to be 45 minutes late for a speech in Martins Ferry.
This isn’t the first time someone has been injured in a crash involving the vehicles that transport or protect Biden:
— In 2010, two former Olympians were injured in Vancouver while riding in a van that was rear-ended in Biden’s motorcade.
— In November 2009, a man was killed in Maryland after two Secret Service employees — driving vehicles that usually transport Biden — hit a motorist. Biden was not traveling with the vehicles at the time.
— Also that month, four people were injured in New York City after a security detail for Biden hit a livery cab.