Brooklyn boy in drunk driving crash dies

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Anthony Pollydore, 65, at Kings County Criminal Court, where he was ordered held without bail and his license was suspended after getting charged with aggravated vehicular assault and aggravated drunken driving with a child.

The 11-year-old Brooklyn boy who was hurt in a DWI accident has died, a prosecutor said Monday.

Little Dylan Perry succumbed to injuries suffered when his stepfather Anthony Pollydore, 65, crashed into a light post Sunday morning, authorities said.

Pollydore, dressed in a dapper all-white three-piece suit and matching loafers, said nothing when the death of his stepson was announced during his Brooklyn Criminal Court arraignment.

He was ordered held without bail and his license was suspended after getting charged with aggravated vehicular assault and aggravated drunken driving with a child.

Those counts will be upgraded in light of the child’s death, a source said.

“He just found out. He’s heartbroken,” defense lawyer Joseph Ostrowsky said of the tragic loss. “It’s just a terrible, terrible thing.”

Another 12-year-old stepson, identified as Alex Perry, and Pollymore’s son, 5-year-old Kyle Pollymore, were also in the 1995 Toyota during the 8 a.m. wreck in Brownsville.

None of the kids were wearing seat belts, said prosecutor Wilfredo Cotto.

The youngest child was thrown into the front of the car but “didn’t have any injuries, which is a miracle,” a source said. The 12-year-old had minor injuries to his leg.

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The car Anthony Pollydore was driving, at Dean Street and Eastern Parkway after he crashed into a light pole Sunday morning. His alcohol blood level was measured at 0.094, authorities said. Pollydore’s 11-year-old stepson died Monday morning from injuries sustained in crash.

But Dylan suffered head and lung trauma and was pronounced dead Monday morning, said the source.

“The defendant was observed by two witnesses driving in a high rate of speed” before hitting a median and crashing head-on into the pole, Cotto said in court.

Pollymore’s alcohol blood level was measured at 0.094, well over the legal limit of 0.08, the prosecutor said.

Pollymore has two DWI convictions from 2004 and 2009, he added.

On July 4, 2009, he registered a 0.147 blood alcohol level after being involved in a one-car accident in Queens, according to court documents. He pleaded guilty and paid a $500 fine, records show.

Ostrowsky said after the hearing that he has “unconfirmed information that (my client) was cut off” before the Sunday crash.

He said Pollymore, of Bed-Stuy, was returning from a social gathering, describing him as a war veteran and “a very nice gentleman.”

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BROOKLYN – A driver is in custody for a crash in Brooklyn that critically injured one of the children in his vehicle. 

According to police, a 65-year-old man lost control of his car and slammed into a light pole Sunday morning with three kids inside. 

They say an 11-year-old boy was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition. The driver was also taken to the hospital, and the other two kids, ages 5 and 12, are OK. 

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Sources say that alcohol may have played a role in the accident. 

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Boy, 11, badly hurt in Brooklyn car crash; driver charged with drunken driving

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A girl, 11, was badly injured when the driver of the car she was in lost control and crashed.
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Two other children had minor injuries.
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The accident happened on the corner of Dean St. and Eastern Parkway.

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An 11-year-old boy was critically injured Sunday when his stepfather, who was driving drunk, lost control of his car and struck a lightpost in Brooklyn, cops said.

Anthony Pollydore, 65, of Laurelton, Queens, crashed the 1995 Toyota into a streetlight on Eastern Parkway near the corner of Dean St. in Brownsville, police said.

Two other boys, a 5-year-old and 12-year-old, were in the car and were being treated for minor injuries after the 8 a.m. wreck, police said.

“I woke up to a loud boom,” said Rene Vega, 36, who lives nearby. “I didn’t hear any squealing at all. By the time I looked out the window, there were already ambulances outside.”

Pollydore, who has been convicted of drunken driving in the past, was slapped with a laundry list of charges after his blood alcohol level was measured at 0.08, cops said.

Charges against him include aggravated vehicular assault and aggravated drunken driving with a child, cops said. Pollydore is the stepfather of the two older children and the father of the 5-year-old, a police source said.

The 11-year-old was being treated at Kings County Hospital, cops said.

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Gunman opens fire on sedan in Brooklyn, causes car to flip in street

A gunman opened fire Wednesday on a sedan in Brooklyn — sparking a massive car accident involving a cop, police sources said.

The unidentified gunman let loose two rounds at a Nissan Maxima near Flatbush Ave. and Ave. I in Flatlands just before 3:30 p.m., the sources said.

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The Nissan driver and the cop escaped the accident uninjured.

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The Nissan driver and the cop escaped the accident uninjured.

Panicking, the driver sped off, only to strike a car driven by an off-duty  police officer. The Nissan then flipped onto its side.

The cop was not injured, a police source said.

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Cops are on the hunt for the shooter and a companion, who escaped the scene in a BMW.

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Cops are on the hunt for the shooter and a companion, who escaped the scene in a BMW.

Neither was the Nissan driver, who refused medical attention at the scene officials said.

The gunman and a companion ran off and jumped into their own ride — a BMW — before speeding off, a police source said.

Cops were looking for the shooter Wednesday evening.

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Police Question Woman Who Drove onto Brooklyn Train

A woman is being questioned in connection with a car that was driven onto a subway train’s roof in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning, causing delays on two lines.

Police say the woman, whose identity was not immediately available, drove the car into a fence near East 16th Street and Albemarle Road around 5 a.m. then walked away.

No injuries were reported.

The accident happened between the Church Avenue and Beverly Road stops on the Q and B lines.

Sources tell NY1 the woman is saying the incident was a possible car jacking, although that appears not to be true.

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A Nissan SUV slammed into a Coney Island-bound Q Train in New York City at about 5 a.m. on Wednesday.

Police were searching for the driver, who reportedly fled the scene of the accident, after the out-of-control vehicle slammed through a fence and landed right on top of Q train car, according to Brooklyn officials who spoke with the New York Daily News.

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No one was hurt and the train car “sustained minimal damages,” DNAinfo reported on Wednesday morning.

A Metropolitan Transit Authority official told the Daily News that the Nissan SUV lurched onto the sidewalk, crashed into a barrier located at Albemarle Rd. and East 16th Street, then harpooned the fence and ramped onto the southbound train.

The Daily News reported that the car’s front passenger-side wheel was stuck in between two of the cars, which were passing by at street-level.

A 25-year-old eyewitness who referred to herself as Shoshannah took a snap of the bizarre happenstance, and recounted her surprise to Daily News reporters.

“It’s amazing,” she said. “I’ve lived in this neighborhood for 22 years and I haven’t seen anything like it. There’s absolutely no way you couldn’t see you were going straight into a wall.”

Q trains headed toward Brooklyn switched to express stops between Prospect Park and Kings Highway stations while cops inspected the curious scene.

According to an MTA spokesperson who spoke to the Daily News said the SUV had been removed from the top of the train by about 7:15 a.m.

Emergency response crews immediately went to work on fixing the barrier. The damaged train was still stuck above the train cars about three hours later.

Nearly 50 passengers inside the train car were transferred back to the Church Ave. station after the bizarre incident. None of the people riding the subway sustained injuries, the Daily News reported.



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Fatal accident in Sheepshead Bay

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An elderly woman is dead after a sport utility vehicle struck her on the sidewalk while attempting to parallel park near a school in Sheepshead Bay Tuesday.

Police identified the victim as Marlene Baharlias, 77, and eyewitnesses say she was strolling with a loved one along E. 19th Street between avenues T and U when the car lurched onto the sidewalk and struck her on March 18.

“She was walking on the sidewalk with her husband, the poor woman,” said Shlomo Hava, a neighbor who saw the accident unfold.

Hava said he wanted to help, but seeing her injuries, he knew there was little he could do.

“All her face was smashed — I was shocked,” he said.

Baharlias was hit at 2:21 pm, police say — just as school was letting out.

Locals said the end of the school day may have contributed to the fatal accident. Parents jockey for the position when picking up their kids, sometimes double- or triple- parking, one neighbor said.

“If you see a spot, its like a race to see who can get that spot,” said William Perry, who lives on the block. “Its just an accident waiting to happen.”

Paramedics rushed Baharlias to Coney Island Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival, officials said.

Witnesses said the driver remained at the scene and was the first on the phone to 911.

No charges have been filed, but the investigation is ongoing, according to police.

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