By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is searching for a man who hit a police officer with a car during an attempted traffic stop in Queens.

It happened early Saturday morning on 22nd Street in Long Island City.

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(Credit: NYPD)

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Police said two officers were trying to stop the driver of a white Mercedes-Benz, when the suspect struck one of the officers with the car and drove off.

The officer suffered injuries to his right arm and leg. He was taken to New York-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center in stable condition.

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Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team