Residents in northern Crown Heights are asking transportation officials to make safety changes on St. Johns Place in the wake of two deadly accidents.
From News 12 Brooklyn:
Drivers can be often seen crossing the yellow lines and driving along the middle of the narrow, two-way street. Residents say that passing cars often knock side-view mirrors off of parked cars, and they say speeding along the road also poses a danger. Neighbors in the area want authorities to change the busy street to a one-way.
Last week, the driver of a Honda Civic smashed into 11 parked cars along the road. A passenger in that car, 20-year-old Shana Khans, was ejected out of the vehicle’s back window and died.