Friday, November 13, 2009

Accident highlights risky road near Tottenville High School

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Tottenville high school senior who was gearing up for next week’s creation of “Sing” was struck by a car and critically injured while leaving school untimely today a tragic accident that highlighted a dangerous stretch of Luten Avenue in front of the large South Shore school, where 4,000 students attend.

Janine Brawer, 17, was hurried to Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze, where she underwent emergency operation and was in grave condition, according to a police source.

She was hit around 11:30 a.m. as she was leaving the Huguenot school as part of an near the beginning dismissal.

Police and school officials said a Nissan Maxima driven by an additional Tottenville student stopped to let Miss Brawer cross Luten Avenue but was struck from behind by a second car, also driven by a student from the school.

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