Ten individuals had been injured Thursday afternoon, together with two cops, when a civilian automobile and a marked NYPD automobile crashed, leaving the police automobile filled with pedestrians, officers stated.
Police Patrol Chief Jeffrey Madre stated at a information convention that police had been responding to studies of a stolen automobile on the time of the accident. Officers crossed a double line to go round a automobile, however that automobile turned to the left, hitting the police SUV.
After the automobiles’ entrance ends “clip” to one another, Madre stated, the NYPD automobile drove onto the sidewalk and hit six pedestrians standing there.
Madre stated two of the injured had been in important situation. Madre stated two youngsters, aged 5 and a pair of, had been injured.
He stated two individuals within the civilian automobile had been injured in the course of the accident, together with a 2-year-old little one. The situation of all 10 is steady.
The accident occurred on the intersection of Westchester Avenue and Hoe Avenue within the Bronx.
Police say that the investigation into the accident is ongoing.
“Sadly this accident led to an intervention, and the automobile was truly stolen,” Madre stated.