The incident was reported Tuesday afternoon on East 105th Street and Avenue L.
Officials say the victim was driving a Subaru Forester eastbound on Avenue L when his vehicle was struck by a Mercedes Benz driven by a 17-year-old traveling north on 105th Street.
The impact caused the Subaru to overturn onto the sidewalk. Firefighters had to rescue the 65-year-old driver from the overturned car.
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He was taken to Brookdale University Hospital in critical condition.
The 17-year-old driver was not injured and remained on the scene.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing.
Few other details were released.
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