MALIBU—On Wednesday, December 10, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Timothy White was injured in a single-vehicle accident on Topanga Canyon Road.

At approximately 5:10 a.m.,  the motorcycle deputy was driving through the 1500 block of N. Topanga Canyon near Pacific Coast Highway when he reportedly slipped on a patch of gravel and lost control of his motorcycle, causing him to crash into the adjacent hillside.

Officer White was taken to the hospital with non-lethal injuries and the incident is currently under investigation.

The crash caused a temporary closure of Topanga Canyon between Grandview and PCH, re-opening shortly after 11 a.m.