October 19, 2022 – Queens, New York: Two NYPD officers were injured Tuesday evening after police officials say a NYPD cruiser was struck leaving the vehicle on its side following an attempt to a pull a car over.
According to police officials, just before the cruiser was hit, a separate group of NYPD officers made a traffic stop on the driver of a car who’s license plate did not match the registration. The suspect then decided to speed away from the stop and crashed into the marked police unit.
The collision occurred late Tuesday on 111th Street and Liberty Avenue in the Ozone Park neighborhood of Queens
NYPD established a Hospital route for the two injured officers and suspect. All three were rushed to area hospitals with minor injuries for further treatment.
Charges are pending at this time on the suspect and the investigation into the collision is ongoing.