Bicyclist Struck by Police Car

 A bicyclist crossing New York Avenue  in Huntington Station was struck and injured  Tuesday evening by a Suffolk County police car.
The bicyclist, Miguel Angel Gaitan, 64, of Huntington Station was hit by the northbound police car just north of May Street about 5:10  p.m.
Police said the officers were responding to a call and had their emergency lights operating.
Gaitan was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital via Suffolk County Police helicopter with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The two officers were transported to Huntington Hospital for evaluation and released.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.

Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating the case.

Anyone with information on this crash is requested to contact Major Case Unit detectives at (631) 852 6555.

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