FDR Crash Involving NYPD Cruiser Leaves 2 Cops Injured

The officers were responding to an earlier accident when an SUV slammed into their cruiser

Saturday, Jan 26, 2013  |  Updated 12:54 PM EDT
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FDR Crash Involving NYPD Cruiser Leaves 2 Cops Injured

An SUV slammed into an NYPD cruiser on the FDR Drive early Saturday morning.

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A car crash on the FDR Drive involving an NYPD cruiser early Saturday morning left two officers injured, authorities said.

The officers were responding to an earlier accident involving two cars on the northbound lane of the FDR near 101st Street at around 4 a.m., when an SUV slammed into their cruiser.

The two officers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police said.

The driver of the SUV, a woman in her 20s, was arrested for driving under the influence, officials said.

Northbound lanes on the FDR were temporarily shut down as police investigated the crash.

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