Sunday, July 8, 2012

Coney Island - Man Hit By Parks Vehicle On The Beach


By Geoffrey Croft

A Parks Department vehicle hit a man on the beach early this morning in Coney Island, A Walk In The Park has learned. This is the second incident on the beach in less than two weeks.

This morning at 3:40am., EMS responded to an incident at W.10th Street on Coney Island Beach.

According to the Police the man, 52 - believed to be homeless - was walking on the darkened beach when he was struck by a Parks Department utility vehicle from the passenger side.

He suffered bruising to his face and was transported by EMS to Lutheran Hospital. EMS reports that the man was bleeding.

On June 27th, a man's right foot was run over on the beach by a Parks vehicle while sunbathing around 5:30pm. He was brought to Coney Island Hospital.

The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time.

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