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2 police officers injured in Manhattan crash, officials say

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Chelsea cop car crash
Posted at 9:48 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 11:21:29-04

CHELSEA, Manhattan — Two NYPD officers were seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Manhattan Wednesday morning, according to the NYPD and FDNY.

The crash happened around 8:45 a.m. at the corner of West 25th Street and Ninth Avenue in Chelsea, police and fire officials said.

Police are investigating whether the officers were responding to a nearby construction worker accident when the crash occurred.

Two officers were taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue in serious but stable condition, police said.

The other driver, a civilian, was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital in serious but stable condition, according to police and fire officials.