Police officer injured in wrong-way driver crash
A police officer is recovering after being injured in a chase with a wrong-way driver on the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers.
Authorities say that 40-year-old Paul Anthony Bennet was driving south in the northbound lanes between Scarsdale Road and the Paxton Avenue exit when he allegedly slammed into a Westchester County patrol car, injuring the officer inside.
Police caught up with Bennet on Central Avenue where he was arrested. He faces numerous charges including assault and driving without a license.