Motorcycle accident leaves NYPD officer seriously injured on Staten Island

June 21, 2013 12:26:34 PM PDT
An off duty NYPD officer suffered serious injuries in a collision on Staten Island this morning.

The motorcycle and a car collided on Richmond Terrace, near Snug Harbor Road, just after 9:30 a.m.

Authorities said the 40-year-old officer was travelling eastbound on Richmond Terrace on his motorcycle and collided with a 2009 Nissan that was travelling westbound, making a left hand turn onto Snugg Harbor.

The officer was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He was listed in critical condition.

The 40-year-old officer, who's name is not being released, was the partner of an NYPD officer who was killed in Brooklyn in Nov 2005.

The driver of the vehicle was also injured. No details about his condition were released.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.