In two separate incidents this week, pedestrians were struck and injured at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Troy Ave. in Crown Heights.
A tragic scene unfolded Sunday evening in Crown Heights, where a 5-year-old boy was run over and killed by a minivan that was backing up. Both the driver and the victim are members of Crown Heights’ African-American community.
Last night, Purim Eve, at about 2:00am, a young Jewish man was crossing Eastern Parkway towards 770 when he was struck by an SUV making a left turn from Kingston Ave. onto the parkway.
A tragic accident claimed the life of 25-year-old Gedalia Greenzayd in Crown Heights this morning. Originally from Ukraine, Gedalia was studying Smicha in Morristown, NJ. He was in Crown Heights to celebrate the wedding of a close friend. Levaya info added.
Five cars got smashed up after a speeding SUV collided with a minivan in a busy Kingston Avenue intersection. Hatzalah was called and transported the driver of the SUV to the hospital.
Yesterday, Crown Heights was the scene of two (unrelated) bizarre hit & run incidents, both involving Jewish drivers and victims.
Two cars collided after one ran a red light in a busy intersection in Crown Heights. EMS tended to a number of injured passengers.
A multi-vehicle collision occurred Friday afternoon on Troy Ave. between eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place, after the driver of a BMW SUV lost control of his vehicle while crossing Eastern Parkway and crashed into several parked cars.
A woman was struck and critically injured by a hit-and-run driver with New Jersey plates while crossing Eastern Parkway today.
Last night at around midnight, a Dodge Charger speeding down Empire Blvd. struck an Infinity SUV as it attempted to cross the Schenectady Ave. intersection.
One person was hurt when the minivan he was driving was struck by an FDNY ambulance that was responding to an emergency. Hatzalah and Shomrim gave assistance, and made a big Kiddush Hashem in the process.
A seventh grade student of Oholei Torah was struck by a car yesterday evening while crossing Eastern Parkway’s service lane after dismissal.
A wild scene unfolded in Crown Heights today when police officers attempted to pull over a 15-passenger van. As police approached the van, the driver made a u-turn, struck a police car and number of other cars and fled. The suspect was eventually apprehended.
Two SUVs collided in a busy Brooklyn Avenue intersection, leaving the driver of one vehicle and a mother and her infant child in the other hurt. There infant was not strapped into a car seat.
An SUV driven by a Jewish woman collided with another SUV that barreled through a red light at the intersection of Utica Ave. and Montgomery St.
A young Jewish woman was stuck by a car at the intersection of Empire Blvd. and Albany Ave. today at around 11:30am.
A young girl on her way to school was hurt after being struck by an out-of-control car while waiting to cross the street. Miraculously, the girl suffered only minor injuries.
About an hour before Shabbos, a pickup truck traveling down Union Street lost one of its wheels and went smashing into three parked cars, injuring its driver and a man who was saying Tehillim in one of the parked cars.
A woman was struck by a car this morning while trying to making her way across Eastern Parkway.
A woman who was pedaling her bike across the service road on Eastern Parkway was struck by a minivan and injured. Bystanders called Hatzalah, while an NYPD Emergency Service truck stopped to help.
Surveillance video obtained exclusively by CrownHeights.info reveals the open miracle that occurred yesterday, when an 8-year-old boy was run over by a van and walked away without any serious injuries.
An eight-year-old boy escaped a frightening accident with just some scrapes and bruises, after he was hit by a van which was making a left turn. The boy was able to crawl out from underneath the vehicle on his own.