NYPD officer hurt in accident on Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

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WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn —An NYPD officer was injured in a crash on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near Metropolitan Avenue, police sources said.

The accident happened around 1:30 p.m.  When paramedics arrived the officer was unconscious but regained consciousness shortly after and was transported to Bellevue Hospital.

He suffered minor injuries in the accident, according to EMS officials.