A taxi driver struck an on-duty NYPD crossing guard on the Upper East Side on Nov. 6. The 61-year-old victim was helping pedestrians cross at the corner of E. 96th St. and Lexington Ave. at around 2:35pm, police said.

Witnesses said the driver of the yellow cab made a left off the avenue and onto E. 96th St. As the crossing guard fell to the pavement, she hit her head, according to police. Medics rushed the officer to Mount Sinai Morningside in stable condition, police said. The driver stayed on the scene and did not immediately face charges.

Source: New York Daily News

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