Driver plows through garage and into parked car in Babylon

The driver was walking after the crash but was taken to the hospital.

News 12 Staff

Mar 24, 2023, 9:21 PM

Updated 393 days ago

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New doorbell video has been released of a car driving through a garage and hitting a parked car in Babylon.
The crash occurred at 385 Park Ave.
The video shows the driver run through a stop sign and hit a car in the driveway, before going through the garage.  
Police believe the driver suffered a medical emergency. 
The driver was able to walk but was taken to the hospital. 
The homeowner's girlfriend was inside the home at the time and says she heard the crash.
“He's lucky he didn't hit that pole or he's lucky nobody was in there,” says homeowner Rich Bruckner. “He could've hit a car if there was a car coming down that road. He's lucky he's didn't hit anything else and just went straight through.”   
The homeowner says they are happy that no one got hurt, but there is a long cleanup process ahead.
The homeowner had just moved in in December and had furniture in the garage that now needs to be replaced.

The crash took out a load bearing wall and the homeowner says the building inspectors said they could see the floor sloping down.
Crews are working to board up the home, but cleanup is expected to continue into the weekend. 


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