Wagswoofs – Two NYPD officers and seven others sustained injuries in a fiery collision involving multiple cars on Staten Island. According to the police, the accident occurred when a police car collided with an SUV on Saturday.
Around 7 p.m. in the Todt Hill neighborhood, authorities reported that a collision occurred between a police vehicle and a black SUV carrying six individuals. The incident took place on Richmond Road and Hunton Street.
On Saturday, a black SUV was one of several cars that crashed on Staten Island, hurting two police officers and seven other people.
The police patrol car caught fire, and both cops were seriously hurt. They were taken to a nearby hospital for care, and authorities say they are likely to live.
According to the police, the black SUV not only collided with another vehicle initially, but it also went on to hit a white Toyota SUV, causing harm to a male pedestrian who was standing outside the car.
The black SUV carried six passengers who were all injured in the accident. Among them were a 34-year-old female driver, a 36-year-old man, two young girls aged four and eight, and two boys aged 11 and 14.
According to the police, all seven injured individuals are currently in stable condition and fortunately, none of them sustained life-threatening injuries.
According to a report by CBS, the crash occurred while the police cruiser was chasing a vehicle.
Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.