Police strike pedestrian in Gravesend on way to crime scene

Authorities say the NYPD car had its lights on as it traveled westbound on 86th Street. That’s when the vehicle struck a 59-year-old man.

News 12 Staff

Apr 20, 2022, 2:20 AM

Updated 824 days ago

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A police car struck a pedestrian in Gravesend Tuesday night, while on the way to the scene of a robbery.
Authorities say the NYPD car had its lights on as it traveled westbound on 86th Street. That’s when the vehicle struck a 59-year-old man.
The man was transported to a hospital in stable condition.
This incident marked the second time in the last two weeks in which an NYPD vehicle struck a pedestrian in Brooklyn. An NYPD van struck and killed a 53-year-old man on the Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights on April 7.


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