NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An out of control vehicle caused a chain reaction crash, hurting several people in Queens.
The incident occurred around 10 a.m. Friday on 108th Street and 66th Avenue in Forest Hills.READ MORE: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
Police said the driver of the vehicle went into cardiac arrest behind the wheel, CBS 2’s Andrea Grymes reported.
Witnesses said that sparked a chain reaction that left three pedestrians with minor injuries, Grymes reported.
Approximately five to six cars were also badly damaged in the incident.READ MORE: Nearly 200 People Being Released From Rikers After Gov. Hochul Signs 'Less Is More Act,' Calls N.Y.'s Incarceration Rate 'A Point Of Shame'
Witness Shannon Leverock said she was standing on the corner with a group of friends when she saw the car lose control. Two of her friends were hit by debris, Leverock said.
“I was scared out of my mind,” Leverock said. “My boyfriend almost got hurt too and I didn’t know what was going on until I saw all my friends running over there helping out,and I was in shock with my other friends. It was horrible.”
“You turn around and see people flying left and right, cars flying left and right, glass everywhere, smoke everywhere,” said witness Ruben Yagudayev.
The NYPD said the driver who went into cardiac arrest is in stable condition.MORE NEWS: After Almost 2 Years, New York Philharmonic Returns For 180th Season
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