Queens: NYPD Officer Hit by Car in Hit-and-Run

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.
August 22, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A New York City police officer was hit by a vehicle in Queens on Thursday night. 

The officer was near 37th Avenue and 27th Street in the Astoria neighborhood of the Queens borough, officials told NBC

The officer fired shots at the officer, but was still hit. The officer was taken to Cornell Hospital, and his condition isn’t known.

The pickup truck had Florida license plates and was recovered, police told Pix 11. But the driver fled the scene and hasn’t been caught. The suspect is described as a white male in his 50s, about 6-foot 1-inch tall, wearing glasses and a brown shirt.

Major delays should be expected on Queensboro Bridge because of the situation.

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.