Driver Hits Police Car While Fleeing From Officers

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WESTBURY, NY – Authorities pulled over a vehicle for a welfare check on Saturday night, but the driver, 35-year-old Genri Palacios Acosta, was seen with cocaine in his car. Before officers could say anything, Acosta sped away from the scene at Broadway in Westbury. He then hit a police vehicle.

More details about the accident have not yet been released.

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