Man arrested after deadly four car accident

Scene of a four-vehicle accident on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights where one person was killed early Friday.

January 6, 2012 9:32:25 AM PST
A man is under arrest in Brooklyn after a crash that killed another driver and injured two others.

Police say 29-year-old Jermaine Filmore ran a red light on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, slammed into a 2003 Chevy SUV, and then broadsided a 2003 Lincoln Towncar and finally smashed head-on into a 2007 Mitsubishi sedan.

The Towncar burst into flames.

A security guard saw the accident and pulled a 51-year-old driver from the burning vehicle. That driver died from his injuries a short time later.

A 30-year-old man driving the SUV and the 26-year-old woman behind the wheel of the sedan were taken to Kings County Hospital where they were listed in stable condition.

Filmore was arrested on multiple charges including criminally negligent homicide and reckless driving.

Names of the victims have not been released.


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