2 police officers injured in crash while responding to call in Nassau County

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Friday, December 30, 2022
2 police officers injured in crash on Long Island
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Two police officers were hospitalized after they were injured in a crash while responding to a call on Long Island Friday morning.

GARDEN CITY, Nassau County (WABC) -- Two police officers were injured in a crash while responding to a call on Long Island Friday morning.

The crash happened near Jericho Turnpike and 6th Avenue in Garden City Park just after 8 a.m.

Witnesses say a man was acting erratically and a speeding around the neighborhood.

The driver ultimately crashed into the officers' squad car.

Video from the scene showed a police vehicle and another SUV both with severe front-end damage.

Police said a suspect was taken into custody at the scene.

The two officers were taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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