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Two cops hurt in Crotona Park crash

April 8, 2011 9:05:18 AM PDT
Two police officers were hospitalized when a car crashed into their police cruiser inside Crotona Park in the Bronx.

Authorities say the driver of the other vehicle was drunk.

The crash happened on Crotona Avenue in the Claremont section just before 12:30 a.m. Friday.

Police say 41-year-old Michael Diaz, of West Haven, Connecticut, is charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and vehicular assault.

Two police officers in the marked police cruiser were taken to St. Barnabas Hospital with minor injuries.

Six people were in the other vehicle, and they were all treated for minor injuries.


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