Greece police: Distracted driver nearly hits police cruiser

June 12, 2019 07:17 AM

GREECE, N.Y. (WHEC) — Police say a driver on his cell phone crossed into oncoming traffic and nearly colliding with a police patrol car in Greece early Wednesday morning. The officer had to swerve out of the way and ended up hitting a curb.

It happened on Stone Road in Greece around 12:30 a.m. 

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Investigators say the driver crashed into a pole. No one was hurt.

The man was issued several tickets, including a violation for distracted driving.


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