An alleged drunk driver rammed into a police cruiser on Brooklyn’s Belt Parkway early Monday, killing a 35-year-old motorist who was standing on the side of the road following a fender-bender, police said.
Police said the man who was killed fell on the middle of the road.
The fatality occurred at around 1:15 p.m. after police responded to an accident near Exit 15 in eastern New York, where a 35-year-old man in a BMW i8 hit a roadblock in a west-going left lane, according to police. Honda left the pilot behind. .
The BMW driver got out of his vehicle and was standing next to the railing when the 2019 Nissan Rogue crashed into a police cruiser that had lights on and was parked behind the pair of cars involved in the minor crash, police said.
Police said the miscreant continued, sending the man up the middle and into the east-facing lane of traffic.
Police said the man, identified as Peter Tse, died on the spot.
“In that accident the police car was working there with a minor fender bender,” said a police source, “As they are doing this, this woman comes again and again and kills the poor man.
Audrey Edmond, 35, the Nissan driver, has been charged with murder, drunken driving and speeding, police said.
Police said the 55-year-old woman, who was driving the Honda, was not injured.