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2 Waltham police officers seriously hurt when motorcycles collide during funeral escort

Two Waltham police officers hurt in motorcycle crash
Two Waltham police officers hurt in motorcycle crash 00:20

WALTHAM - Two Waltham police officers on motorcycles were seriously injured when they collided during a funeral procession.

The police department said they collided at about 10:35 a.m. Thursday "while conducting a funeral escort." It happened at the intersection of Main Street and Sheridan Road.

The officers were hospitalized with serious but not life-threatening injuries. 

Main Street was closed from Hill Road to Market Place Drive, and police asked drivers to avoid the area. 

No other vehicles were involved in the crash; police are investigating how it happened.

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