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Man Killed in Accident Outside Barclays Center

Camara Thomas1 year ago

ABC 7 reports one man is dead and three others were hospitalized as a result of a tragic car accident in Brooklyn last Monday.

About the Brooklyn Crash

On Monday morning, a bicyclist was run down by an SUV near the Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. Prior to hitting the bicyclist, the SUV hit a Toyota Camry that was stopped at a light.  

According to witnesses at the scene, the driver of the SUV did not stop after colliding with the Camry. Instead the SUV backed up and proceeded to go around the vehicle before continuing down the street.

While fleeing, the SUV struck the 30-year-old bicyclists. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two of the Camry occupants were also hospitalized following the incident.

National Auto Accident Statistics

  • Over 37,000 people die in crashes in the U.S. every year.
  • More than half of all the traffic fatalities involve people between the ages of 15-44.
  • Traffic collisions are the main cause of death of young people, ages 15-29. 

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