Man, 29, in custody following multi-vehicle collision in Brooklyn: police

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man is in custody as the NYPD investigates a multi-vehicle collision that occurred in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.

Just before 2 p.m, a 29-year-old man was traveling eastbound on Gates Avenue in the vicinity of Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bedford-Stuyvesant in a 2005 Ford Expedition and struck a 2007 Chevrolet Impala, being driven by a 69-year-old man traveling southbound on Marcus Garvey Boulevard.

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The 69-year-old man then crashed into two parked cars.

The Ford Expedition proceeded to subsequently mount the sidewalk
 and struck a 77-year-old woman in front of 650 Gates Avenue.

EMS responded and transported the woman to Kings County Hospital in critical but stable condition.

The 29-year-old man operating the Ford SUV was taken into police custody on the scene.

Charges are pending and the investigation by the NYPD Highway District's Collision Investigation Squad is ongoing.