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Cops: Driver hits police car, flees, in Babylon

Suffolk County police are searching for the driver

Suffolk County police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that hit a police car, while it was investigating another car accident in Babylon early Sunday morning. (Nov. 10, 2013) Credit: Paul Mazza

Suffolk County police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that hit a police car, then left the scene.

An officer was parked in the right westbound lane of Main Street in Babylon near Melbury Road at 1:20 a.m. Sunday handling a motor vehicle crash.

His lights were flashing and his door was open when suddenly another vehicle, described as possibly a gold Nissan Maxima, hit the officer's open door before fleeing the scene, police said.

The officer was not hurt, and police are searching for the driver.

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