Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Cop Hits Cyclist in Brooklyn

A New York City police officer has been charged with hitting a bicyclist with his police car and driving off.
The Brooklyn district attorney's office says Officer Louis Ramos was charged Tuesday with assault, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident.

According to a criminal complaint, Ramos hit the cyclist June 14. The complaint says Ramos got out of the car, pulled the cyclist to the curb, handed him a tissue and then drove off without reporting it or calling an ambulance.
The accident was captured on surveillance cameras, which you can see below.

Ramos has pleaded not guilty. He has been suspended without pay. The cyclist was treated for cuts, bruises and a fractured wrist.

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