Police are on the hunt Police have arrested a hit-and-run driver who smashed into an SUV with enough force to flip the vehicle onto its side, charging them with a DWI. [UPDATED]
The accident occurred at approximately 10:20 p.m. when the SUV was traveling south on Ocean Avenue. Witnesses said the SUV blew through a red light, and another vehicle traveling west on Avenue Y smashed into its side. The SUV flipped, and the driver of the other vehicle drove off.
Flatbush Scoop is now reporting that the driver who fled the scene was apprehended a few blocks away at Avenue Y and Bedford Avenue, and charged for driving while intoxicated.
A witness helped pull the woman from the car, and, later, paramedics put her in an ambulance. The extent of her injuries are unknown, but the ambulance remained on-scene for some time.
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