Out of Control Driver Slams into Hydrant

An out of control driver crashed his car into a fire hydrant, killing his passenger and gravely injuring himself. Early Tuesday morning, a driver was traveling north on 6th Avenue near 54th street when he jumped the curb and slammed into a fire hydrant.

The driver was transported to the hospital in bad condition while the passenger was transported to a different hospital but doctors were unable to save him.

The driver of the car has been arrested and charged with vehicular manslaughter. There has been no word on if there were any drugs or alcohol involved but they did say that speed was a factor. In addition, 2 bystanders were injured but are expected to make a full recovery.

Source: http://nypost.com/2016/05/31/passenger-killed-after-out-of-control-driver-crashes-into-nyc-fire-hydrant/


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