A Jamaica Beach police officer suffered minor injuries as he was escorting a funeral in Houston Saturday.
Officer Mike Childers, a reserve officer for the Village of Jamaica Beach in Galveston County, was riding his motorcycle at the end of the funeral procession when he was hit from the rear by a motorists.
Officer Childers was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries then later released.
The driver of the car was ticketed but there were no indications he was impaired.
There has been no statement from the Jamaica Beach Police Department or the City of Jamaica Beach.
Officer Childers being presented the Officer Of The Year award in 2015 by Jamaica Beach police Chief Brad Heiman