Out-of-control vehicle injures 7 after jumping curb in Crown Heights

Posted at 8:06 PM, Sep 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-05 22:23:39-04


Seven people were injured Thursday evening after a car jumped the curb in Crown Heights, hitting multiple people.

The terrifying scene unfolded around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Eastern parkway and Kinsgton Ave.  One person is reportedly in critical condition, four people are in serious condition and two others refused medical treatment, according to the FDNY.

The two cars crashed into each other head-on, sending one of the vehicles straight toward pedestrians walking on the sidewalk.

Paramedics took the person in critical condition and three of those with serious injuries to Kings County Hospital, the fourth seriously injured person to Methodist Hospital.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.