4-Car Collision In Throggs Neck

FDNY and EMT helped secure a woman to a gurney as they prepped her for the hospital.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Police responded to a four-car collision involving a police vehicle in Throggs Neck.

According to police, on Monday, August 19 at 11:06 a.m., a 45th Precinct police officer was responding to a 911 call of an emotionally disturbed suicide person. The patrol car was approaching the intersection of East Tremont Avenue proceeding through a red light slowly with its lights and sirens traveling westbound when a 2014 Honda operated by a 72-year-old woman traveling northbound on Philip Avenue collided with the patrol car. The patrol car lost control colliding with a parked 2004 Nissan operated by a 26-year-old woman and a parked 2018 Honda operated by a 71-year-old man and had a 6-year-old female passenger. The police officer, 72-year-old woman and 26-year-old woman were taken to Bronx Municipal Hospital Center with minor injuries. The 71-year-old man and his 6-year-old passenger were unharmed in the collision. The incident remains under investigation.

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