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Police Car Accident Injures Officer

Second crash in four days involving Second Precinct police vehicle.

For the second time in four days, a Suffolk County police car from the Second Precinct has been involved in an accident.

The collision occurred at the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Park Avenue in Huntington Wednesday. 

According to emergency responders at the scene, the driver of a Mercedes, going West on Jericho Turnpike and attempting to make a right turn onto Park Avenue, collided with the patrol car which was turning left from Jericho Turnpike onto Park Avenue.

The police officer was transported to Huntington Hospital with unknown injuries.

Three men were shot in Huntington Station Sunday afternoon and another person was injured in a collision with a police car responding to the shootings.

While numerous police vehicles and officers were busy at the shooting scene, a block north at Pulaski Road and First Avenue, other officers were securing the site of the .

A man who lives near the intersection said the police car was southbound on First Avenue when it collided with a 2007 Chevy sedan traveling west on Pulaski. He said the female driver was thrown out of her seat onto the floor of her car.

Police said the officer involved in the accident was treated for injuries and released by Huntington Hospital. The woman, who is 82, was being treated for her injuries.

George December 01, 2011 at 01:55 AM
Well what do you want. I can't even count how many time I have seen these cops will be sitting at a light then clear out of the blue. There go the light and sirens. Once they get across to the other side. They go back to normal mode like nothing ever happened. Once maybe twice or even a third time I can see them doing that. But it seems to be on a regular basis nowadays
BK13 December 01, 2011 at 03:10 PM
They are in a hurry! :)

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