Gowanus Expressway in Sunset Park – where a construction worker was hit by a suspected drunk driver on Oct 6.
Jordan Perez Arrested After Vehicle Strikes Construction Worker
Police in Brooklyn arrested a man whose vehicle struck a construction worker on the Gowanus Expressway in Sunset Park early Saturday morning. The accident happened around 3:05 a.m. on the westbound side of the expressway, near the 38th Street exit.
25-year-old Jordan Perez has been charged with DUI, reckless endangerment, and vehicle assault in connection with the crash.
The 64-year-old construction worker, who has not been named, was placing orange traffic cones on the expressway when the accident occurred. He suffered a head injury and was rushed to NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn. He was originally listed in critical condition but has been upgraded to a serious but stable condition.
The NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad investigated the scene and the two westbound lanes of the expressway were both temporarily closed.