A wrong-way driver barreled into an NYPD cop minutes after police responded to an unrelated theft at a high-end clothes retailer on the Upper East Side Wednesday afternoon, authorities stated.
A crowd of a number of crooks allegedly stormed into the Mackage retailer close to East 68th Street and Madison Avenue round 4:20 p.m and grabbed round $10,000 price of garments together with expensive jackets, based on cops.
The alleged band of thieves fled in a black Lexus earlier than abandoning it on East 72nd Street and Park Avenue.
An officer from the nineteenth precinct was standing close to the suspects’ Lexus when he noticed one other automobile driving northbound within the southbound lane, police stated.
The cop approached and ordered the driving force to drag over.
Instead, the feminine driver hit the gasoline, sending the cop flying over the facet of the automobile, based on the NYPD.
She was arrested on the scene.
Charges have been pending in opposition to her Wednesday evening.
The officer was taken to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, the place he underwent a CT scan for doable head accidents in addition to scans on his injured leg and arm, police stated.
The driver is just not linked to the Madison Avenue robbery, cops stated.
The suspects within the Madison Avenue theft, in the meantime, haven’t been caught.