Motorcyclist struck by NYPD cruiser, injured: officials

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NEW LOTS, Brooklyn — A motorcyclist was injured when they struck an NYPD cruiser Tuesday, according to a police spokesperson.

It happened in New Lots in Brooklyn at Linden Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue at around 3:20 p.m., FDNY officials said.

The officer was traveling southbound on Pennsylvania Avenue responding to a large fight, police said. The motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Linden Avenue.

The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital. They are alert and conscious, according to police.

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