3 people hurt, driver arrested in DWI rampage - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

3 people hurt, driver arrested in DWI rampage

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Police say a man is fighting for his life after being hit by a drunk driver in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning. 

One driver's wild ride through a Bay Ridge neighborhood left behind injuries and damage. 

A car crash rampage on a usually quiet residential block sent six people to the hospital and others running for their lives. Fed up residents are blaming a nightclub brawl for setting it off. 

"It was really bad. You just hear people screaming, crying there was blood everywhere," said Deoneicia Davis. "There's people's boots and sneakers on the floor." 

Residents say police were on East 93rd Street moments after the 34-year-old driver crashed into at least four parked cars. But the wild scene didn't end there. Police say the male driver struck four pedestrians, then backed up and hit two more cars. 

"Everyone starts screaming as he (the driver) hits the people. He puts the car in reverse, comes back to hit them again when he slammed into another bunch of cars," said Tameka Council.    

Residents told Fox 5 it started after a fight at the 93 Lounge. A clubgoer even left her party shoes behind in the melee. It ended when a wheel fell off the crazed driver's white car and it crashed into Deoneicia's red vehicle.    

"I guess they started fighting like usual – they always fight after. "I guess they wanted to take it to another level and got into a car and decided to hit people," said Davis.  

The scene was so out of control someone tried to throw a big TV set at the car to get it to stop. Police say the driver's female passenger tried to get control of the steering wheel – now they're both facing criminal charges.  

"They had to break the window to try and get him out because he just wouldn't get out and when he got out – it was like he had no remorse, no emotion he just walked with the cops to police car," said Davis. 

All four pedestrians, two men and two women all in their 20's, were taken to Lutheran Medical Center. A 29-year-old man is in critical condition and the other three have non life-threatening injuries, police said.

People living here tell us they've complained about the lounge before and now they're hoping this incident will inspire authorities to take immediate action.

  • Brooklyn NewsBrooklyn NewsMore>>

  • Is NYC the most unhappy city in America?

    Is NYC the most unhappy city in America?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:29:16 GMT
    When researchers in Canada and Harvard University examined the results of a survey that asked “In general, how satisfied are you with your life?” they found that New York City is the unhappiest city in the country. The data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Pittsburgh, Louisville, Milwaukee and Detroit round out the list.
    When researchers in Canada and Harvard University examined the results of a survey that asked “In general, how satisfied are you with your life?” they found that New York City is the unhappiest city in the country. The data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Pittsburgh, Louisville, Milwaukee and Detroit round out the list.
  • Two babies get herpes during ritual circumcision

    Two babies get herpes during ritual circumcision

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:19:03 GMT
    The New York City Department of Health has issued an alert after two babies were diagnosed with neonatal herpes this month after undergoing a ritual Jewish circumcision called metzitzah b'peh.  In this type of circumcision the mohel sucks blood directly from the infant's cut penis.  The infants need to be hospitalized and treated with intravenous acyclovir.
    The New York City Department of Health has issued an alert after two babies were diagnosed with neonatal herpes this month after undergoing a ritual Jewish circumcision called metzitzah b'peh.  In this type of circumcision the mohel sucks blood directly from the infant's cut penis.  The infants need to be hospitalized and treated with intravenous acyclovir.
  • 3 NYC boys get recording contract approval

    3 NYC boys get recording contract approval

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:34:12 GMT
    New York City NewsNew York City News
    Three middle school students got permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony. The court's approval allows the heavy metal band, Unlocking the Truth, to record their first single Wednesday for The Cherry Group, a division of Sony. The Brooklyn boys had to get court approval because they are minors.
    Three middle school students got permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony. The court's approval allows the heavy metal band, Unlocking the Truth, to record their first single Wednesday for The Cherry Group, a division of Sony. The Brooklyn boys had to get court approval because they are minors.

Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices