Woman in Rideshare Critically Hurt After Another Car Ran Red Light in Brooklyn: Police

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A woman is fighting for her life after a vehicle ran a red light in Brooklyn and crashed into her rideshare, sending it spinning from the high-speed impact and throwing her from the car.

Police say the 32-year-old rideshare passenger was near Bedford Avenue and Dekalb Avenue early Monday morning when a custom-painted Dodge Charger sped past the red light at high speed and broadsided her vehicle, which had the green light and was crossing the intersection. The woman suffered critical injuries and she was rushed to Bellevue Hospital, authorities said.

Two other people, drivers of both vehicles involved, were also injured but they were in stable condition at the hospital, according to police. A day before the crash, videos posted to Instagram show what appeared to be the same Dodge Charger spinning its wheels and doing donuts in the middle of the street near King's Plaza. The posts have since been deleted, and the account deactivated.

The accident is under investigation, said police, who are also looking into whether the driver of the Charger is responsble for other menacing acts on the roads. No charges have yet been filed.

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