Passenger Dies When Drunk Driver Crashes Into Trailer Truck in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NYC – A 30-year-old female passenger of a 2013 black 535i BMW was killed when her 30-year-old alleged drunk friend behind the wheel crashed into the back of a white 2000 Freightliner on the Gowanus Expressway in Bay Ridge on the night of March 17. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, while the BMW driver was rushed to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn in stable condition. With a previous DWI conviction, the suspect was arrested after refusing to take a breath test and have his blood drawn at the hospital.
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