Suspected drunk driver crashes into cop on DWI patrol

January 2, 2018

A Long Island police officer was hit by an alleged drunk driver while on DWI patrol in the early hours of 2018, authorities said.

Nassau County police officer Willard Gomes was in an unmarked car on Glen Cove Road in Greenvale when a pickup truck hit his vehicle head-on around 2:30 a.m, NBC 4 New York reported.

Gomes, a 12-year veteran of the department, was alone in the car, according to Nassau County police.

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