A 33-year-old lady and her 4-year-old daughter had been amongst 4 individuals harm in a chain-reaction crash in Brooklyn a day in the past that will have been triggered by one driver struggling some type of medical episode, police stated Wednesday.
Officers responding to a 911 name in regards to the collision on the Ralph Avenue and East 66th Road intersection round 5:40 p.m. Tuesday discovered a 67-year-old man, the motive force who might have had a medical challenge, with physique trauma. He was taken to a hospital in essential situation after the crash.
Video posted to the Citizen app confirmed heavy harm to his automobile.
In accordance with the preliminary investigation, police say it seems that the motive force was touring south on Ralph Avenue and entered a left flip lane as he approached Avenue L. He then went via a gentle crimson mild and saved driving on Ralph Avenue, the place he sideswiped a automobile that had the mother and baby inside.
The impression despatched the 67-year-old driver’s automobile flying towards the northbound lane of Ralph Avenue, the place it collided with a Ford pickup truck. The truck driver was additionally taken to a hospital with complaints of ache, although the accidents to him and the mom and baby had been thought of much less severe than those to the 67-year-old driver.
Police say their investigation is ongoing.