An NYPD squad automotive burst into flames – injuring two cops – late Sunday when a BMW driver slammed into their cruiser, sending it careening right into a pole in Brooklyn, cops stated.
The 2 officers had been on their method to a report of a combat round 10:40 p.m. – with their lights and sirens on – when a 39-year-old girl in a BMW rammed into their automobile at sixty fifth Road and Eighth Avenue in Dyker Heights, police stated.
The affect despatched the police automotive careening right into a pole, the place it caught hearth, police stated.
An NYPD squad automotive burst into flames after being hit by a driver Sunday evening.Citizen
The automotive caught hearth after careening right into a pole.Citizen
Firefighters reply to the scene.Citizen
The officers contained in the automotive escaped with solely minor accidents, and had been taken to NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, cops stated.
The BMW driver, recognized by police as Jianzhen Yang, 39, fled the scene however later returned, police stated.
She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with accidents, cops stated.
The officers escaped with solely minor accidents.PIX 11