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Two young women hit by a car, one is brain dead from car accident reports a New York Car Accident Lawyer


The owner of the car that hit two young women in Brooklyn on Sunday, leaving one of them brain-dead, said through her lawyer on Tuesday that her sister was driving it when the accident occurred, the police said.

In speaking with detectives at his Manhattan office, the lawyer, Adam Thompson, said Frances Jasmin, the sister of the car’s owner, Cindy Jasmin, was hospitalized after the crash because of psychological distress, the officials said.

Late on Tuesday, however, the matter was still being investigated as detectives sought “to determine whether her story checks out regarding her sister,” said Paul J. Browne, a Police Department spokesman.

The accident left Erinn Phelan, 22, a coordinator for the mayor’s volunteerism initiative, brain-dead and in extremely critical condition at Kings County Hospital Center, the police commissioner, Raymond W. Kelly, said on Tuesday. A second victim, Alma Guerrero, 23, was in stable condition there, the authorities said.A 1993 Acura owned by Cindy Jasmin, 31, was found near the scene of the accident.

There was Driving While Intoxicated. He was held in Kings County Supreme Court where bail was remanded.

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