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NYC motorcyclist’s leg severed, two others injured in Brooklyn crash

An 18-year-old motorcyclist’s leg was severed when his bike barreled down the wrong way of a street into an SUV in Brooklyn Saturday evening.

A passenger on the bike suffered a head injury in the accident, which happened just before 8:30 p.m. at Avenue C and McDonald Avenue the Kensington section, police said.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the motorcyclist was driving the wrong way on Avenue C when he slammed into the SUV, which was traveling north on McDonald, according to the NYPD.

Three struck by car in Brooklyn.
The motorcycle was going the wrong way when the crash occurred.

Three struck by car in Brooklyn.
Two others suffered injuries including a head injury to the motorcycle passenger.

Police respond to the scene of the crash in Brooklyn on Sept. 18, 2022.
Police respond to the scene of the crash in Brooklyn on Sept. 18, 2022.

Once victim was rushed to a local hospital with severe injuries on Sept. 17, 2022.
Once victim was rushed to a local hospital with severe injuries on Sept. 17, 2022.

The two injured people were being treated at Bellevue Hospital.

Photos of the scene showed the victims being taken away in stretchers as a green-and-black motorcycle laid in the street while the elderly woman who was driving the SUV inspected her vehicle for damage.

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