Boy hit by police car in critical condition
Officials say the 8-year-old boy hit by a police car in a Deer Park crash is now in critical condition.
As News 12 has reported, a driver hit a patrol car Sunday sending the police car flying onto the sidewalk.
According to police, two Hicksville cousins were struck by the car.
The boys have been identified as John Flores, 8, and Gerardo Melendez, 12, according to Newsday. Melendez is in stable condition.
The police officer involved in the crash is recovering from a concussion.
There are no charges against the driver.