NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop in Brooklyn.

It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday near West 23rd Street and Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island.

Police say the officer was struck by a Jeep and suffered minor injuries.

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The vehicle was found nearby, but the driver had taken off.

A female passenger was being questioned.

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