Police arrest driver in wrong-way Belt Pkwy. crash

BROOKLYN - Police say they have arrested the driver responsible for the wrong-way crash on the Belt Parkway this morning that injured 11 people.

The crash happened at around 6:15 a.m., according to officials.

Officials say 30-year-old Henry Brimsley, of Staten Island, was speeding down the parkway before attempting a U-turn, going against traffic and causing the crash.

Police say Brimsley suffered the most serious injury: a broken leg. Brimsley is being charged with reckless endangerment, speeding and driving with a suspended license.

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