Video shows moment bicyclist sent flying by NYPD vehicle responding to call

An NYPD car hit a bicyclist in East Williamsburg early Monday morning, police said.

Two officers were responding to a call about an assault in the neighborhood when the driver hit the bicyclist on Morgan Avenue near Stagg Street just before 2 a.m., according to authorities.

The police SUV was traveling south on Morgan Avenue, while the bicyclist was traveling north on the wrong side of the street, police said.

The unidentified man was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center in critical condition, but he was later listed as stable, police said.


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