2006-11-23 / Other News

Six Cars Involved In East 80th Street Crash

The driver of the above vehicle broke both legs when his car and five others were involved in a collision on East 80th Street, between avenues J and K, last Thursday morning. The victim was taken to a local hospital by Emergency Medical Service ambulance. Police from the 69th Precinct said the other drivers and passengers received minor injuries and were treated at the scene.                                                                           Neil S. FriedmanThe driver of the above vehicle broke both legs when his car and five others were involved in a collision on East 80th Street, between avenues J and K, last Thursday morning. The victim was taken to a local hospital by Emergency Medical Service ambulance. Police from the 69th Precinct said the other drivers and passengers received minor injuries and were treated at the scene. Neil S. Friedman One driver sustained two broken legs but others and their passengers had relatively minor injuries after a a six-car crash last Thursday morning on East 80th Street between ave-nues J and K, according to 69th Pre-cinct police.

Witnesses told police a 2001 Toyota was heading south on East 80th Street when the driver swerved to avoid a double-parked school bus and collided with a northbound 1990 Nissan. A 2003 Toyota behind the first one swerved and collided with a 2000 GMC truck, which then struck a 1997 Chevy, which, in turn, plowed into a parked 1994 Toyota.

The driver of the 2001 Toyota was taken to Brookdale Hospital by Emergency Medical Service ambulance, while others injured in the crashes were attended to at the scene, police said. Three of the vehicles had to be towed away. None of the drivers was charged with violations, police sources told the Courier.

GMC Truck (left) and Lexus SUV(right) each sustained severe damage in  multi-vehicle accident on East 80th.                      
GMC Truck (left) and Lexus SUV(right) each sustained severe damage in multi-vehicle accident on East 80th. Charles Rogers


 Photos by Neil S. Friedman
Photos by Neil S. Friedman

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