Driver, Seen Speeding, Injures Teenager on Fulton Street in Brooklyn

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A 17-year-old boy was struck by this car while walking near the corner of Fulton Street and Hudson Avenue today at around 10 a.m. The victim is in stable condition at Kings County Hospital, said the NYPD. The driver was seen traveling west on Fulton Street at a high rate of speed, according to the reader who sent us this photo. Witnesses at the scene said the driver may have been trying to make the light at the nearby intersection with Flatbush Avenue.

The NYPD says the investigation is ongoing. Here’s another angle of the car involved in the crash:

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  • I hope the kid’s ok. It’s hard to imagine how he could be, given the damage.

    Charges? Is a pool too morbid? Suggesting line at nine to one against.

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