Woman waiting for bus struck by NYPD vehicle in Brooklyn

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 71-year-old woman was struck by a police vehicle in Brooklyn on Thursday morning while waiting for the bus.

The pedestrian was struck at Fountain and Wortman avenues around 9:30 a.m.

She suffered minor injuries. She was treated and released from Jamaica Hospital.

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Two NYPD officers also suffered minor injuries.

They were responding to assist in a domestic violence call when they lost control of their vehicle and jumped the curb, police say.

The incident is under review by the NYPD.

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