Rye, NY Auto Accident – Two Transit Cops Injured

Two New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) officers were struck by a speeding car while stopped at a red light on February 25, 2010.

The motor vehicle accident occurred around 6 a.m. when a 37 year old male resident of Rye made a left turn on Boston Post Road onto Purdy Avenue. He crossed the yellow lines and struck the front of the stopped police vehicle.

The man was ticketed for speeding and disobeying a traffic control device for crossing the double yellow lines.

The officers were taken to White Plains Hospital complaining of pain in their lower legs.

Website Resource:

Two Transit Cops Hurt in Rye Car Accident, Journal News, Leslie Korngold, February 25, 2010.

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