Archive for police accidents

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Killed, Another Injured In Bronx Crash

Officer Bianca Bennett, 27, of Queens, was killed after her car struck a traffic circle and flipped in Pelham Bay, officials said. The vehicle ran off the roadway at City Island Road and Park Drive, flipping several times before catching fire, officials said.   Bennett was a passenger…

Three People Injured In NYPD Squad Car Crash

Three people were injured in a car crash involving an NYPD squad car that had its red lights and sirens running, officials said.   Two officers were driving southbound on Graham Avenue in response to a call for help. They passed through the intersection at Maujer Street when…

Police Cruiser Crashes, Injures Four In Massapequa

Two police officers and two civilians were hurt after a crash involving officers who were responding to a fire in North Massapequa. A Nassau County Police car collided into another car, which in turn, slammed into a store front.   A male pedestrian, whose identity was not released,…

Three Cops Injured After Driver Crashes Into Police Car

Three police officers were injured after an allegedly stoned driver T-boned an unmarked police car in South Jamaica, Queens, officials said.   Edward Howard, 25, was making a left turn on Linden Boulevard near Sutphin Boulevard when his white Dodge Charger slammed into the officer’s’ black Ford Crown…

Five Cops Hurt In Collision From Brooklyn Chase

Five police officers were injured after their police vehicles collided into one another in Brownsville, Brooklyn, officials said.   A marked police car and an unmarked police car were responding to an incident involving a foot pursuit when the collision happened on Livonia Avenue and Thomas S. Boyland…

Off-Duty Cop Hits Two Pedestrians After Alleged DWI Accident

Jean Verdesoto, 32, an off-duty cop was slapped with alleged drunk driving charges after he struck two pedestrians with his BMW in Inwood on Sunday morning, police said. The incident happened around 10th Avenue and West 206th Street at around 5 a.m.   He struck two men, ages…

Three Injured After NYPD SUV Hits Car

Two police officers and a civilian were treated for minor injuries after a crash involving an NYPD vehicle in Ditmars Park, Brooklyn, around 6:45 a.m., officials said.   The police vehicle from the 70th Precinct collided with a red Volvo at Bedford Avenue and Farragut Road, officials said….

Five People Injured After Police Cruiser-Truck Collision

Five people were hurt, including two police officers, when a patrol car crashed into a food delivery truck near the intersection of 130th Avenue and Inwood Street in South Ozone Park, Queens, officials said.   When first responders came to the scene, they had to remove the roof…

7 Officers, 1 Civilian Injured In Chain-Reaction Car Crash On FDR

Seven officers and one civilian were hospitalized with minor injuries after four police vehicles were involved in a car accident on FDR Drive in East Harlem.   The officers were traveling in convoy southbound on East 116th Street when a civilian car ahead of them slowed down and…

Off-Duty NYPD Cop Arrested After Leaving Car Accident In Queens

NYPD officer Jonathan Morales, 30, of Long Island, was arrested after an investigation found that he had rear-ended another car and walked away from the scene with blood still on his face from the crash, prosecutors said. The incident occurred on 31st Avenue in Astoria at around 4…

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