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Three injured while escorting presidential motorcade receive tokens

Posted: 12:45 PM, May 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-15 15:21:10-04

The three motorcycle officers involved in a crash while escorting the president’s motorcade received a presidential coin and cufflinks on Tuesday.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office shared that Sr. Corporals Roy Jones, Jr. and Jason Hayes were both expected to make a full recovery following Tuesday’s motorcycle crash.

KPLC reports that the Sulphur Police Capt. Matt Cheaney, who was a injured in the crash, was also expected to recover.

The crash occurred on I-210 westbound near mile marker 11 as officers escorted the president from Chennault International Airport to the LNG facility in Hackberry.

One Calcasieu officer was released from the hospital on Tuesday and the other was still in the hospital awaiting another surgery.

While receiving treatment Jones, Hayes, and Cheaney were presented with the Presidential Challenge Coin and a set of cufflinks. Lucas Allmon with the White House Medical Unit presented the tokens on behalf of President Trump.

See the post from the Calcasieu Sheriff’s Office below: