CHP Officer in Justin Trudeau Motorcade Injured in Simi Valley Crash

A California Highway Patrol officer involved in a motorcade for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Simi Valley was injured in a crash Friday night.

Police respond to a crash involving a CHP officer during a motorcade for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Simi Valley on Feb. 9. 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

Police respond to a crash involving a CHP officer during a motorcade for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Simi Valley on Feb. 9. 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

The crash occurred about 7:20 p.m. near the intersection of North Madera Road and East Easy Street. The male officer was taken to a hospital for moderate injuries, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. No other injuries were reported.

It is unclear how the crash occurred.

The West Valley officer appeared to have been working the motorcade for Trudeau's visit to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley Police Commander Ritchie Lew told KTLA.

Police asked motorist to avoid the area of Madera Road and Aristole Street after the crash. The road was reopened about 11:45 p.m.

KTLA's Nidia Becerra contributed to this story.