It happened around 2 p.m. on 86th Street near Bay 34th Street in Bath Beach.
(Bath Beach, Brooklyn) Truck Crashed Into Store, Person Struck — Medics are on scene at Bay 34th St & 86th St. At least one person is injured. The driver attempted to flee the scene. Updates here: https://t.co/rho1ufXO7p #CitizenApp #ProtectTheWorld pic.twitter.com/EzfnmWL6Y8— Citizen NYC (@CitizenApp_NYC) May 31, 2019
Sources said the box truck slammed into the Malaysian restaurant and then hit a grey van. During the crash, a man on the sidewalk was hit. The driver of the truck then backed up and hit a woman behind him before crashing into a D train subway pillar.
The victims were taken to Maimonides Medical Center, where the man is in critical condition. Both are expected to survive.
The driver is in police custody.
City inspectors found that the crash created a vertical crack in building's facade and knocked out a plate-glass window. No structural damage was observed.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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