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NYPD Probes Possible Illegal Street Racing After Several Vehicles Collide in Brooklyn

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At least six vehicles were involved in a violent crash in Brooklyn in what was possibly an aftermath of an illegal street race.

Five people with minor injuries were transported to the hospital following the collisions which left the vehicles in mangled conditions near 5th Avenue and 5th Street in Park Slope.

Cellphone videos posted to Citizen App shows the damage from the pileup. Cars were smashed to pieces with debris scattered across the road. The crash also impacted park cars along the street.

Witnesses say they heard cars speeding down the road before midnight and then loud bangs.

As police arrived to the scene, several people were seen arguing and fighting in the streets.

No arrests have been made and no other information was immediately available.

Multiple-Vehicle Collision @CitizenApp

5th Ave & 5th St Yesterday 11:46:39 PM EST
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