Port Richmond, NY – Off-Duty Firefighter Causes Injurious Crash in Sports Car
Port Richmond, NY (March 18, 2019) – In a wildly intense series of events, a sports car was witnessed to have gone airborne into a bush located at the intersection of Post Avenue and Decker Avenue. The accident was recorded on camera around 3:40 a.m. during the early morning of Sunday, March 17th.
According to authorities, 27-year-old Omar Juarez-Rivera was intoxicated when he crashed the vehicle he was driving and then left the scene. Juarez-Rivera, a city firefighter, was reported to have been fled the scene and has since been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and fleeing the scene of a crash that resulted in injuries.
Emergency medical crews were called to the scene, where they transported at least one person to Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton, although at least three people were reported to have suffered injuries. Further information is pending.
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