New York City Police Department

Photo Press Release | Injured Officer Released from Hospital

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 22, 2010



POLICE COMMISSIONER, 62nd PRECINCT WELCOME POLICE OFFICER CARLOS OLMEDO BACK FROM BRINK

Officer struck by motorcycle during foot pursuit of car thieves was unconscious for weeks; overcame brain injury and shattered ankle and will undergo rehabilitation and skull surgery

Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly greeted Police Officer Carlos Olmedo at the 62nd Precinct station house July 22, where Olmedo was received by family and colleagues celebrating his release from hospitalization. After being struck by a motorcycle during a foot pursuit May 16, Olmedo was in an induced coma for weeks and underwent brain and ankle surgeries before beginning intensive rehabilitation.



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