TYLER TEXAS - A Tyler motorcycle officer was injured after being hit by a vehicle on Old Jacksonville Highway. Public Information Officer, Don Martin identified the officer hit as Sergeant Brian Tomlin. According to officials with the Tyler Police Department, Tomlin, a motorcycle officer, was traveling southbound on Old Jacksonville Highway when he was struck by a gray passenger vehicle turning from S College Ave. onto Old Jacksonville Highway. Police say the driver, identified as 64-year-old Richard Berger, did not see the officer. The officer was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No one in the gray vehicle was injured. Berger was given a citation for failing to yield the right of way at the stop sign.
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