Royal Oak Township โ€” Michigan State Police are investigating a Thursday morning crash involving a trooper in Royal Oak Township, officials said.

Troopers were responding to a crash involving a motorcycle in the area of Eight Mile and Wyoming at about 10:50 a.m. when the crash with the trooper happened, they said.

As one of the troopers was heading to the scene of the motorcycle crash, he struck a passenger car at the intersection of Eight Mile and Coolidge Highway, according to authorities.

The trooper was not injured but the driver of the passenger car, an 89-year-old man, was taken to a hospital as a precaution, officials said.

Other units were dispatched to the crash involving the motorcycle, they also said.

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