An on-duty Santa Paula police officer was taken to a hospital Saturday night after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle in Santa Paula, officials said.
The officer was traveling west on East Main Street when his motorcycle collided with a four-door sedan that was traveling west in front of him, Santa Paula police said.
Officer Joash Rothermel was taken to Ventura County Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening, Santa Paula police said. The driver and two passengers in the sedan did not suffer any injuries.
The collision was reported around 7:20 p.m. on East Main Street near Seventh Street, according to officials.
Main Street was closed between Fourth and Seventh streets until about 9 p.m., Santa Paula police said.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating, police said.