NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York State trooper opened fire Sunday after he was hit by a car on the RFK Bridge.

Traffic came to a halt and lanes were closed.

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As CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon reported, the investigation is still ongoing, but sources said the trooper encountered a silver Acura on the bridge at around 1 p.m. It remains unclear what prompted the contact, but the trooper was then struck by the vehicle.

He fired shots, wounding the driver.

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The trooper was later taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. An MTA Bridge and Tunnel officer was also injured, but the officer’s condition wasn’t immediately clear, Dhillon reported.

The Acura was eventually found in Harlem after mounting a sidewalk. That’s where police apprehended the 21-year-old driver and his 17-year-old male passenger.

The driver was then taken to Harlem hospital in unknown condition.

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CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon contributed to this report.

CBSNewYork Team