An off duty NYPD officer was the driver in an accident that killed himself and a peer. The reports show that the officer’s blood alcohol level was 0.16, twice the legal limit of 0.08. His peer was a passenger in the automobile when the crash took place on the northbound Bronx River Parkway at East 233rd street. According to some New York Criminal Lawyers, his blood alcohol level was only 0.02.
Four other passengers in the crash were injured but their injuries were non-life threatening. The destination of the two officers was unknown as was their previous location. According to NYPD, another officer was gravely injured when a motorcycle accidentally hit him. A New York Criminal Lawyer reports that the officer was chasing suspect from a recent car theft.
Fortunately for this officer, he is slowly recovering from the injuries he sustained in the accident. However, the officer that was driving under the influence and his peer were not as fortunate. NYPD officers mourn the death of two officers and the brutal wounds of another report New York Criminal Lawyers.
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