Victim Hospitalized With Head Trauma After Accident

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was hospitalized after being struck and injured by an NYPD vehicle on the Upper East Side Friday evening.

The accident happened around 6:15 p.m. Friday at East 72nd Street and York Avenue, police said.

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The 51-year-old woman was struck by the NYPD Traffic Prius as she crossed York Avenue. She was taken to NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center with head trauma, police said.

No other injuries were reported.

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The police vehicle had the green light at the time, according to witnesses.

Witnesses said the windshield of the police vehicle was smashed by the impact of the accident.

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