NYPD car strikes pedestrian, vehicle in Staten Island

Posted at 12:00 AM, Sep 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-28 12:04:25-04

WEST NEW BRIGHTON, Staten Island — An NYPD vehicle struck a pedestrian before swerving and hitting another vehicle in Staten Island Friday night.

A man was struck by an NYPD, which then struck another vehicle in Staten Island Sept. 27, 2019.

Authorities responded to the vicinity of Oakland and Henderson avenues around 9:15 p.m. The pedestrian was crossing Henderson Avenue when he was struck by the police car, officials said.

The officers swerved their vehicle to try to avoid the pedestrian, and ended up striking another vehicle, according to authorities.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Both officers sustained minor injuries, and the driver of the second vehicle refused medical attention, police said.