Two NYPD cops hurt while leading VP Biden's motorcade

The News Leader

August 5, 2010 11:17:32 AM PDT
Two NYPD motorcycle officers escorting Vice President Joe Biden to LaGuardia Airport suffered injuries in an accident.

The officers lost control of their motorcycles as the motorcade traveled through Queens, police said.

The accident happened at the intersection of 80th Street and Astoria Boulevard just before 1:00 this afternoon.

They were taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center in stable condition with neck and back injuries.

Biden's vehicle was not involved in the accident.