RICHMONDTOWN, Staten Island (WABC) -- A driver was critically injured after careening into a wooden fence in the Richmondtown section of Staten Island.
It happened just before 12:40 a.m. Thursday.
The man, in his 20s, lost control of the Volkswagen SUV he was driving as he headed north on Arthur Kill Road at Richmond Road.
The SUV crashed into a wooden fence in Historic Richmond Town.
The driver was impaled by the fence and rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
His 28-year-old front passenger was taken to Bellevue Hospital and is expected to survive.
Police are working to determine what led to the crash.
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