Brooklyn, NY (October 13, 2019) – Around 11 p.m. last night, October 12, a police officer was injured in a pedestrian accident on Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn.
The incident allegedly happened during a traffic stop. The suspect suddenly jumped out of his moving car as an officer was approaching. The vehicle then rolled forward, pinning the officer against the patrol vehicle.
The driver was able to get away but police found them afterward and arrested him.
The officer was hospitalized with a leg injury. Police have confirmed that he is expected to be okay.
The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
In 2018, over 10,000 people were injured or killed in New York pedestrian accidents. This is mostly due to the sheer lack of protection in place for pedestrians, which makes it more likely for these accidents to be fatal. Pedestrians face many damages such as lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. It is imperative to speak with a pedestrian accident in New York for options in the midst of your case.
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