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Two teens injured after scooter collision in Glendale: NYPD
BY BILL PARRY
Two teenagers were injured after the
scooter they were riding on slammed
into a car on Cooper Avenue in Glendale
on the aft ernoon of Monday, Feb. 21, according
Police from the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood
responded to a 911 call regarding a vehicle
collision along the southern edge of St. John
Cemetery near 88th Street and discovered a
15-year-old boy with injuries to his right leg
and a 16-year-old girl with severe head trauma,
police said. EMS responded to the scene and
transported the boy to Cohen Children’s Hospital
in Glen Oaks in stable condition. The girl
was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
in critical condition, according to the NYPD.
An investigation by the NYPD Highway
District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined
the boy was operating a 2021 Yamaha
scooter with the girl riding as a passenger.
According to the investigation, a 2021 Mazda
CX-30 was on Cooper Avenue approaching 88th
Street when the scooter struck the vehicle,
ejecting both riders. A 30-year-old man who
was driving the Mazda, and a 27-year-old
woman who was in the front passenger seat,
were taken by EMS to Jamaica Hospital Center
where they were treated and released, police
The investigation by the NYPD Highway District’s
Collision Investigation Squad is ongoing.
Two teens were injured after their scooter crashed into a car on Cooper Avenue in Glendale.
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