Two NYPD officers have been harm after their patrol car collided with a livery car and smashed right into a help pillar for elevated subway tracks in Brooklyn Saturday morning, authorities stated.
The cops have been responding to reviews of pictures fired once they have been concerned in the crash on the intersection of Pennsylvania and Livonia avenues in East New York round 6:30 a.m., police stated.
A video obtained by The Post seems to indicate the NYPD car dashing, with lights and sirens blaring, when it struck the livery car, which was slowly turning left.
The video reveals the cop car clip the cab, after which bounce off the pillar for the elevated 3 prepare on the Pennsylvania Avenue cease. The crash left the cop car mangled and the livery car broken.
One officer was taken to Brookdale Hospital and the opposite to Jamaica Hospital. Both suffered legs accidents and potential damaged bones, and have been in secure situation, the NYPD stated.
Cops stated the livery driver wasn’t injured, however a pal of the driving force stated the cabbie was “shaken up” and brought to Kings County Hospital.
The pal, “Maurice,” a fellow livery operator, instructed The Post his pal has been driving for 30 years.
“I think he was going to make a Uber pick-up. That guy is a tough guy but he is is shaken up,” stated Maurice stated, “It was after the impact he realized the (cop) car was there … He has a dash cam inside the car. It’s gonna tell everything. Our life is an open book. We are all about safety, safety, safety — correcting the other person’s mistake.”
The NYPD didn’t discover the gunman in the “shots fired” job at Vermont Avenue, however recovered a shell casing on the constructing rooftop, police stated.
The crash is beneath investigation.