NYPD Officer Charged With Bike Hit-And-Run
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 11:25 AM
Just a month after an NYPD police officer was convicted of lying about shoving a Critical Mass bike rider, the Department is in trouble over another incident with a cyclist. Yesterday, the Brooklyn District Attorney's office released this video as it charged the officer driving in it with assault, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident. The AP reports that Officer Louis Ramos allegedly "hit the cyclist on June 14, 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."
Ramos has pleaded not guilty. The AP reports that the cyclist was treated for cuts, bruises and a fractured wrist. -- Collin Campbell