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NYPD: 3 injured after van loses control, smashes into tree

The accident took place at the intersection of Humboldt and Boerum streets, where several apartments and a busy walkway are located.

News 12 Staff

Feb 17, 2023, 3:43 AM

Updated 492 days ago

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Police say the driver of a van lost control and smashed into a tree on the sidewalk in Williamsburg Thursday night.
The accident took place at the intersection of Humboldt and Boerum streets, where several apartments and a busy walkway are located.  
The NYPD said that the three people inside the car were injured as a result of the accident.  
The 48-year-old male driver suffered minor injuries, and the 50-year-old male front passenger suffered a head injury and is in critical condition. A 20-year-old backseat passenger was taken to the hospital with head trauma but is expected to be OK. 
No arrests have been made at as of Thursday night.  


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