Monday, January 9, 2012

Cops: Driver Ran Red Light Before Fatal Eastern Pkwy. Crash


(01/06/12) BROOKLYN - Police say a man was killed and three others injured after a four-car crash last night on Eastern Parkway.
Police say Jermaine Filmore, 29, was driving a Ford Explorer at around 9:20 p.m. on the wrong side of the road near Eastern Parkway and Nostrand Avenue when he caused three additional cars to collide.
One of the vehicles burst into flames. The 51-year-old driver was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The other drivers are expected to recover.
Witnesses say the suspect ran through a red light before the crash.
Filmore has been arrested and is facing a series of charges, including reckless endangerment and criminally negligent homicide.

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