Suspected Drunk Driver Causes Chain-Reaction Crash Injuring 15 in Brooklyn

A suspected drunk driver caused a chain-reaction crash in Brooklyn, resulting in injuries to at least 15 people. The incident occurred in East New York on Pennsylvania Avenue around 4:30 p.m. when a 60-year-old man driving a 2008 red Lexus RX350 collided with a 2011 Honda minivan carrying four individuals while attempting to make a left turn onto Livonia Avenue, according to police reports.

Following the initial collision, the Lexus driver then struck a parked car before being sideswiped by an MTA B20 bus traveling northbound on Pennsylvania Avenue. Sources familiar with the incident revealed that the driver of the Lexus fled the scene but was apprehended by the police a few blocks away. Authorities took him into custody under suspicion of driving while intoxicated, although he has not yet been formally charged as of 9:30 p.m.

Ten individuals who were passengers on the bus sustained minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Among the injured was the female bus driver, according to sources. The occupants of the minivan, including a 64-year-old man, a 34-year-old woman, an 18-year-old woman, and a 3-year-old boy, also suffered minor injuries and were taken to Kings County Hospital for medical attention. The Lexus driver himself sustained minor injuries and was subsequently taken to Brookdale Hospital.

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2 Responses

  1. I hope everyone involved in the chain-reaction crash in Brooklyn is okay. It’s unfortunate that incidents like these happen due to suspected drunk driving. In your post, you mentioned that at least 15 people were injured. Could you please provide more details about the injuries sustained and any updates on the condition of those involved?

  2. 1. Stay alert and be aware of your surroundings: Even if you are a responsible driver, it’s important to stay vigilant on the road. Keep an eye out for any erratic or suspicious behavior from other drivers, such as swerving, excessive speeding, or sudden lane changes.

    2. Maintain a safe following distance: Keeping a safe distance between your vehicle and the one in front of you can give you more time to react and avoid a potential collision. This is especially important when driving in heavy

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