Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Carnage In Brooklyn: Speeding Driver and Passenger Killed

I'm glad that Mayor de Blasio has made street safety a top priority.  Because this kind of driving poses an unacceptable risk to everyone else in society.  It's practically a miracle that no bystanders were killed.
A driver and his passenger were killed after their car crashed into another vehicle on Flatbush Avenue at Avenue U in Marine Park, Brooklyn last night around 6:40 p.m. Multiple sources say the driver was going 100 mph or faster.
According to the official police statement, the driver of a Nissan Maxima was traveling south on Flatbush Avenue when he struck a BMW, which was turning onto Avenue U from northbound Flatbush Avenue. The Nissan's driver, 20-year-old Philbert Martin Williams, was pronounced dead at Coney Island Hospital. His passenger, Christina Wipper, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passenger of the BMW suffered minor injuries and were taken to Kings County Hospital.

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