Gloversville Officer Struck By Pickup

Posted by The King Slayer 2018 years ago in Accidents
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Police charged 71-year-old Robert F. Bulger with the hit and run accident where a Gloversville Police Department officer was struck and injured Wednesday.

A city police officer was struck by a vehicle Wednesday around 8:23 p.m. on West Fulton Street while responding to a complaint. A police release today said the officer was not injured and state police had located the vehicle that drove off following the incident at 9:10 a.m. this morning.

Bulger, of 477 W. Fulton St. Ext., was identified as the operator of the truck that allegedly hit the officer. He was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, third-degree assault and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.

City police were handling a disorderly conduct complaint on West Fulton Street near the intersection with South Burton Avenue Wednesday around 8:23 p.m. While preparing to leave the site of the complaint, a patrol officer was struck by a truck traveling westbound on West Fulton Street.

The officer was standing on the terrace of the eastbound travel lane, when he was struck by the vehicle that fled the scene.

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