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BREAKING: Hit & Run Car Crash On Ocean Ave, Ave Y

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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.

This is a breaking news story and may contain inaccuracies. We will update it as more information becomes available.

 

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