5 Injured in Brooklyn, NY Police Cruiser Accident on 52nd Street
Brooklyn, NY -- September 7, 2019, five people, including officers, sustained injuries due to an accident where a police cruiser hopped a curb along 52nd.
According to reports from the NYPD, the crash happened at around 9:45 p.m. at 52nd Street and 13th Avenue.
Preliminary reports indicated that a police cruiser was traveling through the intersection going southbound. As it did so, a minivan somehow crashed into the cruiser, causing it to run off the side of the road. There, the vehicle crashed into the side of a store.
Two women on the sidewalk were hurt in the accident. They, two officers, and the driver of the minivan were all taken to local hospitals. Their injuries were said to be non-life-threatening.
At this time, it's unclear if any charges or citations are being filed. The exact cause of the accident remains unclear.