Marine Park woman drove her dad’s Nissan onto the subway sans carjackers: Cops

Arrest in crash that left SUV atop Q train

No parking: A 20-year-old Marine Park woman is accused of running her father’s sports utility vehicle through a barrier and onto a Q train on March 19.
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She caught a ride — to jail.

A Marine Park woman has been arrested and charged in the freaky crash that left the front end of a sport utility vehicle sitting on top of a Q train in Ditmas Park on March 19.

The 20-year-old was driving her father’s Nissan down Albemarle Road toward the street’s dead-end at a subway ditch just after E. 16th Street, at around 5:22 am on Wednesday morning, according to police. When she reached the end of the street, she plowed through the fence, over the concrete barricade, and onto the roof of a Coney Island-bound Q train, photos show.

She fled the scene on foot, cops said. Hours later, she filed a bogus police report stating that two men had carjacked her and were behind the wheel when the gas guzzler went flying, according to a criminal complaint.

The woman was charged with filing a false police report and leaving the scene of an accident. Her attorney could not be reached for comment.

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Transit Authority said there were about 50 people on board the train when the vehicle came crashing down. The vehicle was removed by 7:15 am, she said.

No injuries were reported, police said.

Reach reporter Max Jaeger at or by calling (718) 260-8303. Follow him on Twitter @MJaeger88.
Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Or from Yellow Hook says:
Gas Guzzler?

Don't hide your bias, you are a wannabe journalist.
March 21, 2014, 7:53 am
ty from pps says:
You're kidding, Or. That was your takeaway from this article?
March 21, 2014, 8:51 am
ty from pps says:
(and not that it matters here, but a 2010 Nissan Pathfinder get 15 mpg -- I'd call that a "gas guzzler," wouldn't you?!)
March 21, 2014, 8:56 am
Other Michae from ParK Slope says:
This is why we need PROTECTED bike lanes.
March 21, 2014, 12:52 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
Pardon this interruption: The article tells us that she fled on foot. I, John Wasserman, blame the police. Seriously, how hard is it to apprehend a hopping, clearly insane young woman?
March 21, 2014, 1:17 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
↑↑↑↑↑I have reported you (thanks to the NYPD for the arrows).
March 21, 2014, 1:18 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
....And yet the post of Michae about black women driving remains up. It's been MINUTES now.
March 21, 2014, 1:21 pm
NYPD from NY says:
↑↑↑↑↑Don't abuse the arrows↑↑↑↑↑
March 21, 2014, 1:22 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
↑↑↑↑↑ I would now like to retract my above statement. Thank you for the removal. Pardon the interruption.
March 21, 2014, 1:23 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
Dept, I agree that we shall not abuse arrows. This is why I always recycle them. And I thank you, once again.
March 21, 2014, 1:25 pm
Clarance from Guzzle Town says:
I'm impressed she was able to flee after that flight! How'd she get down from the top of the train? Oh, and only far out it Brooklyn would something like this happen. It's what Real Brooklynites do. I'm curious how she got her dad's SUV. I thought only hipsters got handouts from their parents.
March 24, 2014, 1:29 pm

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