Western Brooklyn

Seven Injured, One Dead In Major Bensonhurst Car Collision

Source: Google Maps

Seven people were injured and one died in a when a car crashed into another on the corner of West 5th Street and Quentin Road.

An Acura MDX was traveling North on West 5 Street collided with a Jeep Cherokee traveling east on Quentin Road.

The force of the impact caused the Acura to land on the sidewalk and crash into the pedestrians there, a 1-year-old girl, her mother and grandparents, according to NBC.

When EMS arrived, one the victims, 60-year-old Chenugor Dao, was pronounced dead. She was the little girl’s grandmother.

The rest of the family is listed in stable condition. Passengers in the cars and one of the drivers are in stable condition. The other driver did not seek medical attention.

Residents of the are say that accidents in that area are common. Currently, police are investigating the incident, but don’t suspect any criminality.

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