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LONG ISLAND: NYPD Officer Runs Over Sunbathers on Long Beach

“Investigation Ongoing”

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK (July 16, 2017) – A 32 year old police officer accidentally ran over two people sunbathing on Sunday evening, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 8:00 pm just before sunset on Long Beach. Officer David Walpole, a 32 year old officer with the NYPD, was returning to patrol in his pickup truck on Long Beach after a call, when he accidentally ran over a man and a woman sunbathing on a blanket.

The man, identified only as a 48 year old man, suffered broken ribs and a bruised lung. The woman, a 36 year old, was hospitalized with a leg injury and a broken finger. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.

“Police will gather evidence and conduct interviews with the driver and witnesses to determine liability” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Any injured party involved in an accident will have a bodily injury claim against the negligent driver who caused the accident.”

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