1 dead, 1 critically injured in East Flatbush car crash: officials

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A car passenger was killed and the driver critically injured in an early morning crash in Brooklyn on Monday, officials said.

The one-vehicle crash was reported just before 3:40 a.m., on Kings Highway and Tilden Avenue in East Flatbush, FDNY officials said.

Video from the scene shows the car smashed into a light pole, which caused the car to catch on fire, according to the FDNY.

A car smashed into a light pole in East Flatbush, injuring two men, according to the FDNY.

Both the driver, 25, and the passenger, 30, were transported to Kings County Hospital, according to the FDNY.  The driver of the car was in “serious but stable condition,” the NYPD said.

The passenger died at the hospital. His identity has not yet been released.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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