A teenager died after the driver of the car she was riding T-boned a vehicle in a Brooklyn intersection after fleeing a car stop early Sunday, cops said.
The 18-year-old victim was riding in the rear of a 2015 Hyundai Sonata going west on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights when the driver, an 18-year-old man, slammed into a 2007 Toyota Solara headed north on Rogers Ave. about 2:05 a.m., police said.
At some point before the crash police tried to stop the Sonata but the driver peeled off. An NYPD spokesman said the officers didn’t pursue the Sonata.
Medics rushed the two teens to Kings County Hospital where the woman died and the driver is in critical condition. Two 19-year-old men riding with them in the Sonata were taken to the same hospital in stable condition authorities said.
The NYPD’s Force Investigation Division, which probes police use-of-force cases, is investigating the crash, cops said.
The 61-year-old woman driving the Sonata was also taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.
The name of the teen who died was not immediately released.
Charges are pending against the critically injured Sonata driver, police said.