An on-duty NYPD traffic agent was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after being run over by a tractor-trailer truck driver in Astoria.
On Tuesday, Dec. 15, around 10:30 a.m., the officer — whose identity has yet to be revealed — was on the street in front of 25-15 Broadway, when they were hit by the driver of a tractor-trailer truck, according to the NYPD.
The officer, who was pinned and rescued from underneath the truck, was transported to a nearby hospital, cops said. The officer was conscious and was not seriously injured, according to a police spokesperson.
The driver of the truck remained at the scene of the collision.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
This is a developing story. Check back with QNS for updates.