A police officer in New York, New York has been charged with striking a bicyclist with his police car, causing personal injuries, and then driving away.
According to the Brooklyn district attorney’s office, Officer Louis Ramos was charged on July 20 with assault, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident.
A criminal complaint said that on June 14, Ramos struck the cyclist, got out of the car, pulled the cyclist to the curb, handed him a tissue, and left the scene without reporting the accident or calling for an ambulance.
Several surveillance cameras captured the accident on film.
Ramos has pleaded not guilty and been suspended without pay.
The cyclist received treatment for cuts, bruises, and a fractured wrist.