Car Smashes Into Bed-Stuy Café, Injuring 4


BED-STUY – A car smashed through a café storefront this morning, injuring patrons and sending three people to the hospital.

The accident occurred around 8:30 this morning, when the silver Dodge struck the storefront of the Civil Service Café, located at 279 Nostrand and Clifton Place in Bed-Stuy.

FDNY responded to the scene, where two victims with serious injuries were transported to Methodist Hospital, while a victim with minor injuries was transported to Brooklyn Hospital. A fourth victim refused medical attention at the scene.

So far, there’s little information as to what caused the crash, though an investigation is underway from the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.

Video from the scene was tweeted out by the @CitizenApp page:

We will update the story as more details become available.

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Paul Stremple

Paul was a staff reporter at Bklyner, responsible for covering Northern and Eastern parts of Brooklyn between August 2017 and January 2019.


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