Two people were killed and five others were injured after a car jumped a curb and struck pedestrians on a Brooklyn sidewalk Monday, NYPD officials said.
Police said a 49-year-old man was driving a Toyota Camry on 18th Avenue near 64th Street in Bensonhurst when he lost control and crashed into a Honda HRV just before 1 p.m.
The crash caused both vehicles to strike a 60-year-old woman who was walking near the crash, authorities said.
The Toyota went on to strike a Chevrolet Equinox, which was traveling on 18th Avenue. A tire also dislodged from the Camry and struck a parked, unoccupied vehicle, police said.
The operator of the Toyota, identified as Vitaliy Konoplyov, of Coney Island, remained at the scene and was taken into police custody. Authorities said he is unlicensed and has been charged with second-degree manslaughter.
Authorities said the 60-year-old woman who was struck was pronounced dead at Maimonides Medical Center.
The 51-year-old man who was driving the Honda HRV was also killed. A 49-year-old female passenger in that vehicle was transported to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn in critical condition, police said.
Authorities said four others were transported to various area hospitals, where they are all listed in stable condition.