Fatal crash in Brooklyn, 2 children dead, Happening Now!
Brooklyn: 9 St & 5th Ave, 2 children dead & multiple others injured driver in shock. NYPD Highway CIS Investigating. Heart breaking for the families involved in today’s crash. This horrific accident happened at a well known intersection in Brooklyn.
Past dangerous intersection accidents:
A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a driver while riding a bike in Park Slope last night. Though a witness said the driver was speeding, police blamed the victim for the crash.
Another one from 2013. Don’t let anyone tell you today’s crash couldn’t have been prevented.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A wild crash in Brooklyn was caught on camera Wednesday. Two joggers were nearly run over just before a van plowed into a store.
“My office is closely monitoring the situation involving a pregnant mother and her two young children who were involved in a horrific incident with a speeding driver at Fifth Avenue and Ninth Street in ParkSlope. I send my deepest condolences to the victims’ family.” Eric Adams, Borough President of Brooklyn
“The intersection of 9th Street and 5th Avenue in Brooklyn, scene of today’s deadly crash, should have been completely redesigned after this 2016 fatality. Someone at NYC DOT is not prioritizing projects well, and children are dead today.
“The fatal devastating scene on 5th Avenue & 9th street in Brooklyn today is just a reminder that someone is killed in a car crash in NYC statistically every 36 hrs. The precious loss of life is a reminder to our city that pedestrian safety is still an issue.” Paul Ajlouny, New York Car Accident Lawyer.
#crash woman slams mom/2 kids in crosswalk 9th & 5th Ave. – 2 kids DOA @lutheranmedctr horror scene, driver in shock, taken 2 #MethodistHospital vehicle ended w/ parked cars, @FDNY & @nypd78pct in shock, cops angry – ‘I just thought of own kids. Children struck by driver in Brooklyn.