Williamsburg, NY - Councilman Demands Immediate Traffic Signal At Tragic Crash Site
Williamsburg, NY - Councilmember Stephen Levin (D-Williamsburg) today expresses his condolences and grief for the families of Nachman and Raizi Glauber, the young Williamsburg couple tragically killed in a crash in South Williamsburg early Sunday morning.
“The entire city is grieving for this wonderful young couple whose lives were tragically cut short. My heart goes out to their families and for the entire Williamsburg community at this unspeakable tragedy. We are all praying for their newborn son, who miraculously survived the terrible crash and is now is critical condition.”
Councilmember Levin is calling on the Department of Transportation to immediately place a traffic signal at the intersection of Kent Avenue and Wilson Street, where the crash occurred, and to take all necessary steps to slow traffic along Kent Avenue.
Councilmember Levin is also asking the NYPD to continue to dedicate every resource necessary to apprehend the driver of the BMW who crashed into the livery car driving the Glaubers to the hospital. The driver of the BMW fled on foot from the crash scene and is still at large. “I know the NYPD is working tirelessly throughout the weekend to find and apprehend the driver of the BMW, who so heartlessly and cowardly fled the scene of the crash and is still at large,” Councilmember Levin said. “The entire community is appreciative of their continued efforts and ask them to not rest until the perpetrator is brought to justice.”
“Hit and run is a very seriously crime. If anyone has information on this crime, they absolutely must come forward to the Police Department immediately with that information,” Councilmember Levin added.
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