Police: Bronx man crashes car into pedestrian

Police says a Bronx man is facing charges after he struck a pedestrian and side-swiped several vehicles with his car in front of an NYPD watchtower.

Police says a Bronx man is facing charges after he struck a pedestrian and side-swiped several vehicles with his car in front of an NYPD watchtower. (1/13/16)

MOTT HAVEN - Police says a Bronx man is facing charges after he struck a pedestrian and side-swiped several vehicles with his car in front of an NYPD watchtower.

They say 33-year-old George Lorenzo was drunk when he crashed his car into a man on Third Avenue and E. 143rd Street in Mott Haven around 9:15 p.m. Monday.

Police say Lorenzo crashed his 2008 white Mercedes Benz into six cars located in front of an NYPD watchtower. They say the 23-year-old man who was hit was trying to get into a car when Lorenzo crashed into him. 

The man was rushed to the hospital and is stable condition.

Lorenzo is facing felony vehicular assault and driving while under the influence. 

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