Wyandanch, NY – Police Officer Injured in Collision Following Pursuit
Wyandanch, NY (June 17, 2019) – A brief police pursuit through ended with a car crash and an injured officer on Sunday night, June 16th, according to authorities. The incident was reported to have happened at an unspecified time during the evening hours along Brooklyn Avenue.
Police stated that they chased a suspect through the area of the aforementioned road, between South 34th Street and Little East Neck Road, when the pursuit ended with a collision. A nearby neighbor said that he could hear the accident from his backyard and then witnessed officers assisting an injured policeman.
According to authorities, the suspect was apprehended immediately after the crash, and emergency medical crews attended to the hurt officer. The injured victim was reported to have suffered at least minor injuries in the incident. No further information has been released concerning the accident or identities of those involved.
Car Accidents in New York
Before anything else, our sincere sympathies are extended to the injured officer, first and foremost. Following a car accident in New York, particularly those which occur at high speeds, serious injuries often follow even when those injuries may not seem immediately severe. At this time, it is imperative to understand that you may likely have significant rights in terms of recovering compensation.
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