Brooklyn, NY (November 8, 2019) – A man suffered serious injuries when he was struck by his own vehicle after someone stole it along St. John’s Place. The incident occurred in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn at around 11:00 a.m. on Friday morning, November 8th.
According to police, the victim attempted to stop a car thief from stealing his red Honda Civic. The incident happened between Washington Avenue and Classon Avenue where the thief struck the victim and fled the scene.
Emergency responders transported the injured man to Methodist Hospital where his injuries were reported as serious but non-life threatening. Authorities are searching for the suspect as part of their investigation into the incident.
Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
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