For Immediate Release
Saturday, March 09, 2019
Incident: Police Officer Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash
Location: In front of 147 Peterson Street, Brentwood
Date/Time: Friday, March 8, 2019 at approximately 11:15 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Third Squad Detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that injured a police officer in Brentwood last night.


A patrol officer was on foot responding to a call in front of 147 Peterson Street when he was struck by a dark colored vehicle at approximately 11:15 p.m. The driver fled the scene, and a police pursuit ensued. No suspects were apprehended. The vehicle was last seen heading northbound on Route 111.


The officer was treated at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for non-life-threatening injuries.


The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-145614
Suffolk County Police Department

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