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Pelham Manor Police Officer Struck by Car

UPDATED, 10:00 A.M. - The Police Officer hit by a car Tuesday night remained in critical condition Wednesday morning. PELHAM MANOR, N.Y. - A Pelham Manor police officer was seriously injured Tuesday after he was struck by a car while crossing Boston Post Road.

The officer, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx where he underwent surgery.

His injuries and status were not known Tuesday night. Fellow officers from the Pelham Manor Police Department went to the hospital to be with him.

According to Westchester County Police Sgt. James Harrison, a Pelham Manor officer was conducting a traffic stop when the officer crossed Boston Post Road to assist. While crossing the street the officer was struck by a gray, two-door car on the corner of Boston Post Road and Edgewood Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. Police closed off Boston Post Road from Edgewood to Highland avenues.

Pelham Manor Village Manager John Pierpont said outside the emergency room at Jacobi Medical Center that the officer's family was being notified of the accident and no information would be released until then.

At the scene, a blue tarp covered cones and blood. The cones marked where the accident happened.

Officers were interviewing the driver of the car that struck the officer. There have been no charges filed.

Westchester County, Pelham Manor and Pelham police and the Westchester County Accident Investigation Unit were on the scene investigating the incident.

A car at the scene had been covered by a second blue tarp.

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