Brooklyn, NY (December 3, 2020) – On Tuesday afternoon, December 1, a car crash with injuries took place at an intersection in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident occurred at the intersection of East 105th Street and Avenue L when two vehicles collided with one another. A man was driving his Subaru Forester headed eastbound on the roadway when his vehicle was suddenly struck by a Mercedes Benz driven by a 17-year-old.
The impact was so forceful that the Subaru overturned on the sidewalk. The driver, identified as a 65-year-old man, was rescued from the vehicle. He has since been listed in critical condition at the Brookdale University Hospital.
The 17-year-old driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the police but was not injured.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection but the scene was quickly cleared by police.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
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