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Driver loses control of vehicle on Avenue I in Midwood

Witnesses: Driver was lucky to be alive

Brooklyn Daily

An out-of-control driver rolled his minivan on Avenue I near E. 22nd Street on Oct. 4 — an accident he was lucky to walk away from, witnesses say.

Firefighters responded to the 12:49 am accident to find the victim trapped in his overturned minivan.

Witnesses said the man lost control of his vehicle and hit a parked car before flipping over, but was still conscious when the Fire Department found him.

Responding paramedics took the victim to Kings County Hospital with neck and back injuries.

Reach reporter Eli Rosenberg at erosenberg@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-2531. And follow him at twitter.com/emrosenberg.

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