4 people injured after 89-year-old man suffers possible medical episode, crashes in Bensonhurst

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Thursday, April 11, 2024
Several people hurt after driver loses control of car in Brooklyn
A total of four people were injured after a 89-year-old man lost control of his car.

BENSONHURST, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Several people were injured after an 89-year-old man suffered a possible medical episode and crashed his car into pedestrians and vehicles in Brooklyn on Wednesday, police say.

Police responded to a call of a pedestrian hit at 76th Street and 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst just after 7 p.m.

Police say an 89-year-old man lost control of his vehicle and struck a man on a scooter, a parked car occupied by a 20-year-old man and a pedestrian on the sidewalk.

A total of four people were injured.

They were all taken to Maimonides Hospital and are all expected to be okay.

Police say the driver may have suffered a medical episode prior to the crash.

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