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Teen passenger dies in NYC crash after driver flees car stop

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.

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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.

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Charges are pending against the critically injured Sonata driver, police said.

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