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An Oceanside police officer Monday suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle.

The crash was reported shortly before 3 p.m. on South Coast Highway not far south of Oceanside Boulevard, and the officer was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, according to Oceanside police.

Few details about what led to the collision were available, but the other vehicle was a Mustang, police said.

Investigators remained on the scene to determine what happened.

Police advised drivers to avoid South Coast Highway, which was closed between Godfrey and Morse in both directions until just before 6 p.m.

Updated at 6:05 p.m. October 18, 2021

City News Service contributed to this report.

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