Police: Man impaled by fence in Flatbush

FLATBUSH - An 18-year-old man was rushed to Kings County Hospital in critical condition today after falling onto a fence and becoming impaled.

Officials say the victim fell onto the fence on 19th Street in Flatbush. They say a part of the fence went through his arm and possibly part of his face.

Firefighters say they had to cut a nearby tree down to get him off the fence.

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