PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – A Pembroke Pines police officer is recovering after being involved in a crash on Saturday.
It happened at around 7:05 a.m. in the area of 14800 Sheridan Street.
The officer, identified by Pembroke Pines police as Sergeant John Baker, was on-duty and driving his police motorcycle at the time of the accident.
The driver of the car, an adult male, was not injured and stayed at the scene, according to police.
Witnesses said the other driver involved and good Samaritans pulled Sgt. Baker from underneath the car.
According to Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue, Sgt. Baker was transported to Memorial Regional Hospital Trauma Center in critical condition.
Authorities say he is now in critical but stable condition.
Police say Sgt. Baker is a 25-year veteran of the PPPD oversees the department’s Traffic Unit.
An investigation of the crash is being conducted by the Broward Sheriff’s Office.
Police have not said yet if anyone was at fault or if charges may be filed.