Car jumps curb, fatally hits pedestrian on Brooklyn sidewalk

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FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — One person is dead and two others are injured after a car flipped over onto the sidewalk in Brooklyn Monday evening.

The crash happened at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Albemarle Road in Flatbush around 5:30 p.m.

Upon arrival on scene, police officers found a black Nissan Sentra on the sidewalk overturned, and a pedestrian unconscious and unresponsive.

“I saw a person get out on their knees to escape,” a witness told PIX11.

A preliminary investigation found that the car, driven by a 58-year-old man, was traveling south bound on Flatbush Avenue when it mounted a sidewalk and struck a pedestrian, a 50-year-old man, according to police.

The pedestrian was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead, cops said.

The driver and his 3-year-old passenger were also taken to Kings County in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing by the New York City Police Department’s Collision Investigation Squad.

The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification.

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