Brooklyn U-Haul truck crash: Latest on recovery of surviving victims of deadly U-Haul crash
SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) — Some of the victims of the U-Haul rampage in Brooklyn have been taken care of and produced though other individuals are however in the healthcare facility Tuesday morning.
Just one particular person, a 44-year-old person, was killed in 1 of the crashes on Monday.
He has not but been recognized, but the mayor reported Tuesday that he was a father raising his two young children.
6 of the 10 victims were brought to NYU Langone in Brooklyn.
Between the victims continue to in the clinic is Mohamed Abdel Magid.
“I was in the middle of the sidewalk, and I see the truck coming really quickly,” Magid reported.
A different guy was able to dive out of the way on Third Avenue, but the truck grazed Magid.
“My leg, my knee, thank God I’m okay,” he explained.
Eber Coy, 30, was on his bike heading to pay out a mobile phone monthly bill when he was strike. His brother said his leg is damaged in two spots and he is however in the hospital.
He suggests this will place a big money pressure on his brother who operates making deliveries in Manhattan.
NewsCopter 7 was in excess of the scene of the crashes that occurred in several locations in much less than an hour.
In the meantime the family of Mohammad Zakaria Salah Rakchi gave Eyewitness Information a photo of him in the healthcare facility. They say the 36-year-aged is critical but stable.
“He is seriously injured,” explained Sofia Agag, a good friend of Salah Rakchi. “A lot of broken bones. He’s preventing for his daily life essentially.”
The family’s attorney, Derek Sells, said Salah Rakchi is “at this time in an induced coma.”
He is a father of two and has a extended street of restoration ahead.
“My partner is a really fantastic human being, a good father, a loving helper,” his spouse Nadjet Tchenar explained.
The family’s legal professional announced an investigation into no matter whether the law enforcement taken care of their pursuit of the U-Haul according to coverage.
“A law enforcement cruiser in fact ran up on to the sidewalk in a crowded neighborhood in which there were merchants in broad daylight,” Sells reported. “One particular have to wonder if that was triggering for this driver.”
The NYPD suggests it is also investigating no matter if that was managed effectively.
A 33-calendar year-previous officer was also harm after responding to the scene.
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Yi Chun He, a 38-calendar year-outdated mom, was strike whilst using her bike close to Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton parkways. She was taken care of for a small foot injuries and released from the clinic.
She, as nicely as other eyewitnesses, say it was terrifying, practically like a scene out of a movie.
“I just like listed here, just standing by my bicycle,” she reported. “The auto just strike me very brief. Outrageous. I only see this in the movies. Quite promptly.”
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