NYPD Officer Badly Hurt After Being Hit by Car in Manhattan

An NYPD officer suffered serious head injuries when he was hit by a car in downtown Manhattan late Tuesday, police say.

The officer, who has not been identified, was hit around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Clinton and South streets. It also wasn't known if he was on duty at the time of the accident.

Police haven't disclosed whether the motorist remained at the scene. It's unclear whether the driver will face criminal charges. 

The intersection was closed as police investigated the crash.

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