Driver in custody after crashing car in Brooklyn with 3 kids inside

Sources say that alcohol may have played a role in the accident. (3/24/14)

BROOKLYN - A driver is in custody for a crash in Brooklyn that critically injured one of the children in his vehicle. 

According to police, a 65-year-old man lost control of his car and slammed into a light pole Sunday morning with three kids inside. 

They say an 11-year-old boy was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition. The driver was also taken to the hospital, and the other two kids, ages 5 and 12, are OK. 

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Sources say that alcohol may have played a role in the accident. 

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