According to a news article posted on abc7ny.com, an Uber passenger was ejected from a motor vehicle after a speeding driver ran a red light and collided with the Uber driver. The auto accident occurred in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn. The news report states that a Dodge Charger ran a red light at Dekalb Avenue and Bedford Avenue, and then collided with the Uber at approximately 12:30 in the morning.
The news article states that the surveillance camera video captured the collision. The impact pushed the Uber driver’s Honda Accord westbound along Dekalb Avenue, onto a sidewalk, and into the front of a deli. The victim, a 32-year-old female passenger, was ejected out of the Uber due to the force of the impact. She sustained personal injuries, and she was transported to Bellevue Hospital. She is listed as being in critical condition.
The Uber driver was also injured and transported to Bellevue Hospital. The Uber driver is listed as being in stable condition. The Dodge Charger driver, a 22-year-old man from Middletown, New York, was transported to Kings County Hospital, and he is listed in stable condition.
The news report states that the Dodge Charger driver appeared to have run the red light at a very high rate of speed. The news report says that criminal charges against the Dodge Charger driver are pending the accident investigation results.
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