Bronx, NY (March 25, 2019) – A driver who was reported to be fleeing from police on Monday afternoon caused a crash that resulted in the injuries of six people, according to authorities. The injurious collision was stated to have taken place at the intersection of East 162nd Street and Washington Avenue in the Morrisania area.
According to police, officers witnessed a vehicle commit a traffic infraction around 3:00 p.m. and attempted to pull over the driver. The driver attempted to flee the scene and subsequently ran a red light, at which point the vehicle T-boned another vehicle before crashing into a second.
Authorities stated that five people were in the first vehicle that was hit and one person was inside the second. Emergency medical crews were immediately dispatched to the scene where they transported all six parties to a nearby hospital with at least minor injuries. Two of three people who were inside the vehicle that caused the crash have been taken into custody, while one managed to flee the scene.
No further information has been made available at this time.
We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to all six victims of this collision, first and foremost. At this time, we preserve our highest hopes for their full recoveries. It is very important to know that, as victims of a crash that was not your fault, you may likely have significant rights following a New York car accident.
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