Brooklyn Accident Leaves Boy, 9, Dead; 3 Others Injured

11/07/2013 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley // (press release)

Brooklyn, N.Y.—A chain-reaction crash left a 9-year-old boy dead and three others injured, when an SUV careened into a group of pedestrians. The fatal accident occurred Saturday afternoon, November 3, 2013, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, CBS New York reported.

According to reports, a Ford Explorer SUV driven by a 59-year-old man was struck by another car when it made a left turn onto Clermont Avenue from west DeKalb Avenue. The impact of the crash caused the SUV to then crash into a group of pedestrians.

The SUV pinned a 9-year-old boy, who was pronounced dead at the scene. A 5-year-old boy, a 10-year-old girl and a 47-year-old woman were injured and taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Both drivers remained at the scene. It is not believed that the drivers were criminally involved in the wreck.

Investigations are ongoing.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for New York automobile accident lawyers.

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