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Waltham police officers hospitalized after crashing into each other on motorcycles

The crash happened while they were escorting a funeral procession.

Two Waltham police officers ended up in the hospital Thursday after they crashed their motorcycles into each other while escorting a funeral procession.

Waltham police said in a news release that the crash happened around 10:40 a.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Sheridan Road.

Both officers involved in the crash were taken to a nearby hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries, police said. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

It is unclear what caused the crash. Waltham police said their investigation into the crash is ongoing.

As a result of the crash, Waltham police blocked off Main Street from Hill Road to Market Place Drive.

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