McKinney Police Stress Importance of ‘Move Over’ Law After Officer Was Hit by Motorist

(McKinney Police Department)

McKinney, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – A McKinney motorcycle officer sustained minor injuries after being hit while blocking traffic for an earlier accident on NB Central Expressway.

The officer was taken to a hospital to get checked and is expected to be fine.

Carla Marion with McKinney police says the accident underscores the importance of the move-over law — it stipulates that if drivers see flashing lights, they must move over or slow down as they pass the area.

Listen below as Marion details the Move Over or Slow Down Law

Violators can be fined up to $2,000.

(Copyright 2019 WBAP/KLIF 24/7 News)

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