LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck was recovering today after being slightly injured in a motorcycle accident.
“Chief Beck was in a minor motocross accident with minor injuries, and he will return to work on Monday,” Los Angeles police Officer Tenesha Dobine said.
Police said the accident occurred Thursday, but no other details were released.
Sources told the Los Angeles Times that Beck injured a shoulder and underwent a medical procedure to repair the damage.
Beck, 59, is a motocross veteran who specializes in riding vintage motorcycles, and has competed in various categories of motocross and off-road racing since the 1970s, The Times reported.
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