N.Y. officer badly injured in crash responding to call
By Bill Mason
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A Hempstead police officer heading to an emergency call was badly injured last night when his car was struck by a driver at a traffic intersection, police said.
The officer, whose name was not released, was hospitalized at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola with five broken ribs, face trauma and a possible broken ankle, police said.
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