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NYPD Commissioner Kelly In Brooklyn Car Crash

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Ray Kelly (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Ray Kelly (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBS 2/AP) – Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was caught in a frightening three-car crash in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

The Big Apple’s top cop was being drivenĀ on the Gowanus entrance to the Belt Parkway when a chain reaction crash took place at 8 p.m.

First, a white van was cut off by a red sedan as the lanes merged. The van swerved to avoid hitting the sedan and struck a snow embankment and a road barrier.

Commissioner Kelly’s driver put on the brakes, but the SUV slid into the van and was then struck by a Lincoln Towncar.

There were lots of damaged cars but no one was hurt in the accident. Police said everyone on the scene refused medical attention.

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