NYS Park Police SUV flips 3 times after being hit by alleged DWI driver; 2 officers injured

Two New York State Park Police officers were hurt this afternoon when their SUV was struck by an alleged drunken driver. The officers were performing

The officers were performing a routine traffic stop at the time of the crash.

The officers were performing a routine traffic stop at the time of the crash. (5/31/13)

OCEAN PARKWAY - Two New York State Park Police officers were hurt Friday afternoon when their SUV was struck by an alleged drunken driver.

The officers were performing a routine traffic stop on Ocean Parkway at the time of the collision. News 12 Long Island has been told that a tan Saab slammed into the police vehicle, which caused it to flip three times.

The driver of the Saab, identified as Robert Pierro, is being charged with DWI and operating a cellphone while driving.

The officers were taken to Nassau University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries and are expected to be OK.

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