In New York, 18 people were injured in a car accident near a restaurant
In New York, 18 people injured after SUV crashes into restaurant
At least 18 people were injured with varying degrees of severity after a car crashed into a restaurant in New York’s Inwood neighborhood. This was reported Monday, January 2, by local television station PIX11.
According to city police, the incident occurred around 9 p.m. local time. According to the preliminary version, the incident occurred after the Audi car collided with a Toyota RAV-4 SUV, which from the impact flew onto the sidewalk and flew into a local restaurant, Inwood Bar and Grill.
The Audi driver fled the scene.
It is noted that all the victims were taken to hospitals in New York. Their lives are not in danger.
Now the causes and details of the accident are being clarified.
Earlier, on January 1, a woman almost drove into the gate of the United Nations headquarters in New York. It is noted that one group of law enforcement officers tried to talk to her through the closed glass, while another group organized an operational cordon.
Later, an ambulance arrived on the scene. Medics put the woman on a stretcher and took her to the hospital. According to the local police, she had a mental attack.