Brooklyn crash leaves three people injured, one critically: NYPD


Police are investigating a crash that left three people injured in Brooklyn on Sunday evening.

Authorities say that at 6:01 p.m. on Aug. 28 officers from the 61st Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding a vehicle collision at Coney Island Avenue and Avenue W. Upon their arrival, officers found three males that were injured in the crash.

A preliminary investigation found that a 16-year-old boy was operating a 2021 Jiajue JJ150T-40 motorcycle northbound on Coney Island Avenue with a 15-year-old boy as the passenger while a 23-year-old man was heading eastbound on Avenue W in a 2022 Nissan Altima. The motorcycle had collided with the Nissan as the car was driving through the intersection, causing the 16- and 15-year-old boys to be ejected and thrown to the pavement.

Both teens were rushed to NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, where the 16-year-old is listed in stable condition with minor injuries while the 15-year-old is in critical condition with severe head trauma. The 23-year-old driver remained at the scene and was later taken to NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn in stable treatment with minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing by the NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad.

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