Police insisted that officers did not strike Wong deliberately, and that when an officer pulled out a summons book and began writing a ticket, a struggle ensued.
The city currently does not post signs in an effort to deter drivers from running reds at all times. Violators caught running a light on one of the cameras are mailed a ticket.
Members of a new group called ‘Families For Safer Streets’ gathered on the steps outside of city hall on Sunday afternoon.
The NYPD on Monday was investigating how an 84-year-old Chinese immigrant, who speaks no English, suffered serious head injuries while getting a jaywalking ticket on the Upper West Side.
The NYPD has mounted a major crackdown on jaywalking and motor vehicle violations at a dangerous intersection on the Upper West Side.