Police: 3 narrowly escape multi-car crash, fire in Bushwick

Three people are recovering in the hospital after an early morning crash turned into a fiery blaze in Bushwick.

News 12 Staff

Apr 2, 2019, 11:59 AM

Updated 1,847 days ago

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Police: 3 narrowly escape multi-car crash, fire in Bushwick
Three women are recovering in the hospital after an early morning crash turned into a fiery blaze in Bushwick.
News 12 is told all three woman were able to crawl out the vehicles themselves on Menahan Street.
Surveillance video shows a car racing down the street, striking parked vehicles on the road.  
Emergency responders were called to 409 Menahan St. around 2 a.m. reportedly by neighbors awakened by the screeching noise.
The car is seen bursting into flames as first responders work to make sure everyone is safe, flipping the vehicle from its side back upright as they extinguish the flames.
Fire officials say the victims were taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst for evaluation, treating them for minor injuries.
Witnesses say the woman driving the car lost control and hit at least four cars, causing extensive damage.
No charges have been filed. 


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