NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several people were injured in a chain-reaction crash in Brooklyn on Monday.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. at 54th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park.

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Police say a red vehicle and white vehicle were involved in a chain reaction accident.

At least one pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

Witnesses told CBS2’s Valerie Castro one of the victims was thrown into the air by the impact.

“This guy in the red car was coming so fast and that’s when the accident happened,” one witness said. “I saw the girl was crossing the street and I saw her when she fell on the floor.”

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“He come in quick. He take the red light. He take the red light. That’s the accident,” another witness said.

Four people were injured. It was initially reported that all of the victims were pedestrians, but police now say only one pedestrian was struck. The other three victims were in vehicles at the time of the crash.

None of the injuries are life-threatening.


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