Sunday, September 10, 2023 8:11 pm
SHIRLEY, New York (WABC) — A 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after a collision with a police car on Saturday.
The teen was crossing the intersection of William Floyd Parkway and Adobe Drive westbound just before 8 p.m.
According to police, the officer was driving south on William Floyd Boulevard with his lights and sirens on and struck the teen as he went through a green light.
After colliding with the cyclist, the officer crashed into another parked vehicle, a tree and two parked cars.
Police said the officer was responding to a report of an elderly woman in medical distress.
The officer driving the squad car has not been identified.
The teen and the officer were transported to a local hospital. The officer suffered minor injuries and was released.
The extent of the teen’s injuries was unclear and no other injuries were reported.
The Suffolk County Police Major Crime Unit is investigating the crash. Detectives ask anyone with information to call the Major Crimes Unit at 631-852-6555.
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