Plainview, NY – Driver Rams into Police Cruiser on Long Island Expressway
Plainview, NY (March 30, 2019) – On Friday, police say that 39-year-old Min Qiao Lin was driving an Audi on the Long Island Expressway and struck a police cruiser, causing his vehicle to roll over.
The accident took place after Lin refused to pull over for an officer in the area and led police on a short pursuit. Lin deliberately struck the officer with his vehicle twice during the pursuit in the early morning hours in the eastbound lanes of the highway.
The pursuit began when an officer noticed Lin driving east on the left shoulder and tried to pull him over. The officer had his sirens on but Lin refused to pull over.
Lin and his male passenger were taken to a hospital for a variety of injuries but both are expected to recover. The officer was evaluated at the scene and determined to not have been injured.
The investigation into the circumstances of the incident continues.
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