Cop Injured in Hit-and-Run at Rivington Street Open Dining Area

Posted on: August 13th, 2020 at 5:00 am by

Photo: Eddie Panta

Police are on the hunt for a Mercedes Benz driver who struck an officer on duty patrolling the “open dining” area at Rivington and Allen Streets.

The car was reportedly heading the wrong way on Rivington Street at 4:00am Tuesday morning when it struck an open street dining area near Sauce. Patrolling police confronted the driver of the grey, New Jersey-registered Mercedes, who then sped from the scene, injuring one of the cops.

The victim was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital with a laceration and contusion to the leg.

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