NYC: Driver with illegal lights and sirens hits NYPD car, injuring 3

Three people, including two cops, were injured when an SUV driver with unauthorized lights and sirens slammed into a marked NYPD patrol car in Brooklyn on Thursday night, sources said.

The driver of the black Ford Explorer, a 29-year-old man, sped around traffic into an oncoming lane before crashing into a police vehicle at the intersection of Coney Island Avenue and Foster Avenue in Kensington at about 7:30 p.m., according to sources.

After the initial impact, the SUV, which did not have license plates, rolled into a light pole, knocking it down, sources said.

Two officers in the car, which had its lights on, were injured and hospitalized, sources said.

The SUV driver was also injured, and video showed him lying bloodied on the street before medical help arrived.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s