Horrifying moment passenger, 32, is ejected from her Uber when a speeding Dodge Charger smashes into it in Brooklyn
- Woman was traveling in the back of Uber car in Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn early Monday when it was struck by a speeding Dodge Charger
- Surveillance video showed Dodge smashing into the Uber and causing passenger to be ejected onto roadway
- The 32-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital in critical condition
- Ryan Ortiz, 22, the driver of the Dodge painted with the ghost face character from Scream, was listed in stable condition
A woman was riding in the back of an Uber in Brooklyn overnight when a speeding Dodge Charger crashed into the ride-share vehicle, causing the passenger to be ejected onto the roadway.
The collision took place at around 12.30am on Monday at the intersection of Bedford and DeKalb avenues in the Clinton Hill neighborhood.
A black Honda Accord operated by an Uber driver was going westbound on DeKalb Avenue when the Dodge Charger – which was painted with the ghost face character from the Scream horror movie franchise – apparently ran a red light and T-boned it.
Surveillance video from Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, recorded the moment an Uber car going westbound on DeKalb Avenue at 12.30am on Monday was struck by a speeding vehicle
This Dodge Charger seen at the intersection apparently ran a red light and smashed into the rear of the ride-share car
The impact caused a 32-year-old woman riding in the back of the Uber to be ejected onto the roadway (pictured)
Surveillance video from the area captured the moment of impact, which propelled the Honda onto the sidewalk, where it came to rest next to a corner bodega.
The female ride-share passenger came flying out of the backseat and landed on the ground.
‘She looked lifeless when I saw her,’ a witness recounted to WABC.
She was later rushed to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition.
The Uber driver was taken to the same hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
This black Honda Accord that was being operated by an Uber driver jumped the curb and came to rest near a corner bodega
The driver of the mangled vehicle was rushed to a hospital in stable condition, while his passenger suffered critical injuries in the crash
A rear view shows the badly damaged Honda after it was T-boned by the speeding Dodge
Ryan Ortiz, 22, the driver of the Dodge, was hospitalized in stable condition
The driver of the distinctly painted Dodge, identified as 22-year-old Ryan Ortiz, was being treated for injuries at Kings County Hospital. He was listed in stable condition.
Police said charges against Ortiz, from Middletown, New York, were pending.
In the hours leading up to the crash, video shared on Instagram showed his vehicle doing ‘donuts’ in the middle of the street. The recording has since been taken down.
Hours before the crash, the Dodge painted with the ghost face character from Scream was seen in a video doing ‘donuts’
Police said charges against the driver of the distinct-looking car are pending in connection to the collision