Teen critically injured after crashing forklift in Brooklyn

December 19, 2011 5:06:26 AM PST
An accident in Brooklyn left a teenager critically injured over the weekend.

The incident happened Sunday night at the 47th Regiment Armory in Williamsburg.

Eyewitnesses say that 17-year-old Yanky Stein was helping clean up after a Jewish celebration when he crashed a forklift.

A neighbor says Stein was wedged behind the wheel of the forklift and suffered chest injuries.

He is being treated at Bellevue Hospital.

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