5 Injured, 2 Critically, in Westchester Crash: Police - NBC New York

5 Injured, 2 Critically, in Westchester Crash: Police

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    Five people were injured when a BMW and Toyota collided in New Rochelle in Westchester. Tracie Strahan reports. (Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016)

    Five people were injured after two cars collided in Westchester, police said. 

    A BMW and Toyota slammed into each other in New Rochelle just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. The crash was in a residential area near Lincoln Avenue and Wood Place.

    Two people were rushed to Jacobi Medical Center in critical condition and two others were taken to Westchester Medical Center in serious but stable condition. A fifth person was taken to Montefiore Medical Center. 

    All of the victims were said to be in their early 20s. 

    The driver of the Toyota had a broken leg. A passenger in that car had numerous injuries and was semi-conscious when first responders arrived. A third passenger was unconscious, police said. 

    The BMW's driver was uninjured, but a passenger suffered injuries to his or her hand and leg.

    Police were investigating what caused the crash Wednesday morning. The drivers of both cars were cooperating with police. There were also several witnesses at the scene. 

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