BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Authorities have arrested a teenager in connection to two car crashes, including one where a police officer was hit by a car.
Suffolk County police say in the first incident, an officer patrolling on foot around 11:15 p.m. Friday was hit by a dark colored vehicle on Peterson Street in Brentwood, New York.
The driver fled and the officer was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Police say on Saturday, the teen was driving when his car hit another vehicle around 6:45 p.m.
The teen and two passengers fled the scene on foot, but were tracked by authorities and arrested.
The driver of the other car was not injured.