Bay Ridge

SUV flips on its side after hitting speed bump, brick wall

FDNY needed to cut SUV's windshield to rescue Bay Ridge couple

December 3, 2018 By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Police and firefighters help the injured victims of the crash on 85th Street next to Fort Hamilton High School Saturday. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel
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An SUV with two people inside flipped after hitting a speed bump on 85th St. between Narrows Avenue and Colonial Road across from Fort Hamilton High School Saturday morning.

Police told this paper that the Subaru SUV with a man and woman on board hit the speed bump at about 9:15 a.m., causing the vehicle to flip onto its side and strike a brick wall. Firefighters arriving on the scene said they had to cut the windshield to remove the two victims.

Both occupants of the SUV received only minor injuries in the crash and were transported to NYU Lutheran Medical Center. Emergency Service cops were able to put the vehicle upright.

No charges were filed against the driver pending further investigation. Police caution that hitting a speed bump should be done carefully.

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A victim of the crash on 85th Street is taken to ambulance.
A victim of the crash on 85th Street is taken to ambulance.

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