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Seven People Injured In East Flatbush Crash

Seven people were injured in after a car struck an unmarked police car and attempted to evade police pursuit, officials said. The vehicle struck the unmarked police car at Farragut Road and East 49th Street and tried to drive off.   After the vehicle was being chased, it…

Three People Injured After Teen Causes Union Square Crash

Three people were hurt after a 16-year old boy driving without a license and his passenger collided into several vehicles in Union Square, officials said. One officer suffered a sprained ankle from the incident, according to reports.   The teen driver, whose name has not been released, and…

Elderly Woman Killed From Car Crash In Queens

Roxina Clayton, 78, of Laurelton was killed when her car was struck by a vehicle that police were trying to pull over in Cambria Heights, Queens, officials said.   Driver Derrick Perkins, 51, was arrested by police at the scene of the crash. Perkins was spotted speeding and…

Car Crash Injures 2 Children And Their Grandparents

Two children and their grandparents were injured after a BMW driver struck their car in East New York, Brooklyn and fled the scene, officials said.   A 3-year-old, 10-year-old and their grandparents, whose identity has not been released, were taken to Brookdale Hospital. They were treated for minor…

Four People Injured After Stolen Cab Crashes

Four people were hurt, including a 44-year-old suspect tied to a hijacking of a yellow cab, in lower Manhattan on Sunday morning, officials said.   The hijacking incident started when the unknowing cab driver picked up a man around 7:45 a.m. at Essex and Grand Street. The cab…

Five Cops Hurt In Collision From Brooklyn Chase

Five police officers were injured after their police vehicles collided into one another in Brownsville, Brooklyn, officials said.   A marked police car and an unmarked police car were responding to an incident involving a foot pursuit when the collision happened on Livonia Avenue and Thomas S. Boyland…

Woman Fatally Struck By Wrong-Way Driver On Henry Hudson Parkway

Olga Ilina, 54, of Fair Lawn, N.J., was fatally killed in a car crash when a man in a stolen minivan drove the wrong way up the Henry Hudson Parkway and struck her car, police said.   Jean Herrera, 23, of Washington Heights, was driving a stolen Dodge…

Two Women Pushing Strollers Struck By Stolen Car Collision [Update]

Two women pushing their children in strollers were struck by a car after a stolen Chevy Tahoe SUV sent another vehicle careening into them in a collision in East Flatbush, Brooklyn on Monday morning, police said. Only one woman was injured from the incident while the other women…

Hit-And-Run Driver Injures 1 In Borough Park

One person was injured after a car wreck at 12th Avenue and 57th Street in Borough Park at around 10:45 p.m., officials said.   The hit-and-run driver, Haroon Butt, 27, fled the scene on foot, with his cat in his arms. He later came upon a parked Toyota…

Carjacker Kills Man With His Own Truck In Brooklyn

Phil Dellegrazie, 63, was killed in a carjacking in front of his Greenwood Heights business on Monday morning, officials said.   Dellegrazie saw a man jump into his company truck, which was idling in front of A&D Iron Works. The carjacker drove off, but Dellegrazie got into his…

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