10 individuals injured, together with kids, after NYPD automobile crashed into crowded Bronx sidewalk

Ten individuals had been injured, together with two kids, after an NYPD automobile collided with a automotive and crashed right into a Bronx sidewalk Thursday afternoon, authorities stated.

The collision occurred at about 3 p.m. EDT close to the intersection of Hoe and Westchester Avenues, which is a bit more than two miles east of Yankee Stadium, police stated.

A complete of 10 individuals had been injured, NYPD Chief of Patrol Jeffrey Maddrey advised reporters. The victims embody a 65-year-old, a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old, Maddrey stated.

Two cops had been additionally among the many injured, the FDNY stated.

Two officers had been of their marked automobile when it ran right into a civilian’s automotive and “because of the collision, the police automobile mounted a curb and struck a number of pedestrians,” in keeping with an NYPD assertion.

The seriousness of their accidents was not instantly identified.

The officers had been responding to larceny name when it was minimize off in visitors, NBC New York reported.

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