1 person killed, several injured in deadly car crash in Brooklyn

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- At least one person was killed, and several others were injured after two vehicles collided on a highway in Brooklyn Saturday morning.

According to police, the accident occurred just after 2 a.m. at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Rogers Avenue in Crown Heights, where two cars crashed into each other.

Responding officers found three victims in stable condition and two others in critical condition.

A preliminary investigation determined that an 18-year-old man was traveling westbound on Eastern Parkway in a Hyundai Sonata when it collided with a Toyota Solara, driven by a 61-year-old woman, which was traveling northbound on Rogers Avenue.

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First responders removed two 19-year-old male passengers in stable condition.

The 18-year-old driver and an 18-year-old female were also removed and taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition. The 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead.

The 61-year-old driver of the Toyota was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

The 18-year-old driver of the Hyundai has been taken into custody. Charges are pending.

Police say the crash is under investigation.


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