NYPD officer on motorcycle critically injured after car strikes him

Posted at 1:33 PM, Jun 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-21 13:38:16-04

An off-duty police officer riding a motorcycle was seriously injured when a car struck him early Friday on Staten Island. 

The crash occurred on Richmond Terrace shortly after 9:30 a.m.

According to authorities, the officer was riding southbound when he was struck by a car that was making a left at an intersection.

The officer was taken to Richmond University Medical Center and is in critical condition after sustaining serious injuries.

The driver was not injured.