Accident at Atlantic Ave. and Rockaway Ave. sends NYPD officer to hospital

The accident occurred at about 1 p.m. on Saturday.

The accident occurred at about 1 p.m. on Saturday. (6/23/13)

BROOKLYN - A car accident at Atlantic Avenue and Rockaway Avenue sent an NYPD officer to the hospital yesterday afternoon, officials say.

Emergency workers on the scene say one of the vehicles was overturned, though they did not say whether it was the patrol car or the other vehicle.

Restaurant workers nearby say there were three cars involved, and some parked cars in the area were damaged.

The officer in the police car was taken to Kings County Hospital.

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