When you've got somewhere to go, but someone's in your way waiting for a parking spot to clear, what can you do about it? If you're a traffic cop with the NYPD and answerable to no-one, this is what you do: ram them.
An NYPD spokesperson said the traffic supervisor appeared disoriented and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. Police sources say he was not intoxicated.
The owner of the parked truck said he doesn't believe the incident was the result of a medical episode.
The incident remains under internal review. So far no charges have been filed.
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