NYPD officer struck by driver during traffic stop in Long Island City

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Monday, November 15, 2021
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Police are searching for the driver who attacked an NYPD officer during a traffic stop in Long Island City.

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for a man accused of intentionally hitting a police officer with his car during a traffic stop in Queens.

It happened Saturday, November 13 along 22nd Street in Long Island City.

Police say the suspect was behind the wheel of a white Mercedes Benz.

When two officers attempted to conduct a car stop, the driver struck the officer.

The incident injured the officer's arm and leg.

The officer was transported to NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center in stable condition.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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