SHIRLEY, N.Y. (PIX11) – A teenager was seriously injured when they collided with a police car while riding a bicycle in Shirley Saturday night, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.
Police said the officer then crashed into a stopped vehicle, a tree and two parked cars.
The police vehicle’s lights and sirens were on when it went through a green light, according to detectives.
The teen was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. The officer suffered minor injuries, police said.
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