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New Haven police officer released from hospital after being hit by motorcycle

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New Haven Police are investigating after an officer is hit by a scooter on Kimberly Avenue. (WFSB) New Haven Police are investigating after an officer is hit by a scooter on Kimberly Avenue. (WFSB)
NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A 14-year veteran of the New Haven Police Department suffered "serious injuries" after being hit by a motorcycle ion Monday afternoon.  

Detective Juan Ingles, 47,was struck while directing traffic in the 300 block of Kimberly Avenue, near the Interstate 95 underpass around 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday, however, police reported that Ingles was released from hospital care and is recuperating.

They said he was "pinned beneath the motorcycle until he was freed by others at the scene," police said.  

Ingles, who was assigned to the New Haven Police Department Family Services Unit and  Bomb Squad technician, was conscious when he was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the motorcycle stayed at the scene. No charges have been filed at this time. The incident remains under investigation by the New Haven Police Department Crash Team.

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