A routine bike ride for Burlington's police chief led to a crash that put him in a hospital, but he is expected to recover

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A bike crash in New York has hospitalized Burlington’s police chief.

Police Chief Brandon del Pozo crashed Saturday while riding his bicycle in Keene, New York. WCAX-TV reports he was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center after the crash, where he was treated in the intensive care unit.

Officials say del Pozo suffered a head injury and broken bones, but is expected to make a full recovery.

The department says Deputy Police Chief Jan Wright is serving as acting chief while del Pozo recovers.

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Information from: WCAX-TV, http://www.wcax.com