Accident in Crown Heights Injures Three Pedestrians on Yom Tov

BROOKLYN (COLlive) -

A horrific car accident on the corner of Kingston Avenue and Eastern Parkway on Rosh Hashanah injured several people.

A black Hyundai and white Infiniti collided on busy Eastern Parkway at Kingston Avenue just before 7 p.m. Thursday. The white SUV hopped the curb and hit at least three pedestrians.

Seven people were hurt in all; the 3 injured pedestrians were Lubavitchers.

A 20-year-old woman was injured critically with internal injuries; another woman, around 40 years old, had her leg severed. They are both visitors from Israel. A young man suffered head trauma as well, from a falling street lamp.

The four other injured people were all inside of the vehicles. Two people suffered minor injuries and went to the hospital. Two others refused medical attention.

Please say Tehillim for Itta Efrat bas Aliza Rivka and Tamar bas Shulamis.