Arrest in Fatal Head-on Crash in Brooklyn

The collision happened late Saturday in Sheepshead Bay, on Ocean Parkway

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    Police have made an arrest in the head-on car crash in Brooklyn that left one man dead and two others injured.

    The collision happened late Saturday in Sheepshead Bay, on Ocean Parkway.

    Police say a BMW was heading south on the parkway when the driver lost control of the car, struck the center divider and crossed over it into oncoming traffic, where it hit a minivan.

    All three people in the vehicles suffered serious body trauma.

    The driver of the van, 23-year-old Jamal Iqual, was pronounced dead at Coney Island Hospital.

    Police say the driver of the BMW, 26-year-old Beka Skhirtladze, was arrested on vehicular manslaughter and other charges. It wasn't clear if he had a lawyer.

    He and his passenger were both hospitalized in stable condition.

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