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August 19, 2023
Brooklyn, NY

DWI-Related Crash in Brooklyn Heights Ends in Tragedy

A heart-wrenching incident recently unfolded in Brooklyn Heights when a speeding Mercedes-Benz S550 collided with a Honda Accord, leading to the tragic death of 18-year-old Shanti Joyner. The severity of the crash and the subsequent legal implications underscore the dangers of driving under the influence in Brooklyn.

The Mercedes-Benz, driven by Kashawn Croswell, reportedly ran a red light at the intersection of Atlantic Ave. and Court St., causing the fatal collision. Shanti's sister, 32-year-old Iesha Joyner, who was behind the wheel of the Honda, now faces DWI charges, among others.

While Iesha faces her charges, the primary blame for the collision was placed on Croswell. He was later charged with vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and leaving the scene of an accident. Such incidents highlight the importance of responsible driving and the potential legal consequences of neglecting it.

Driving under the influence is a grave offense in New York, especially when it results in the loss of innocent lives. The legal ramifications can be extensive, and individuals involved in such incidents are urged to seek representation from a skilled Brooklyn DWI lawyer.

This tragic event serves as a somber reminder of the consequences of impaired driving. Our thoughts are with the Joyner family during this challenging time, and we urge all drivers to prioritize safety and responsibility on the roads.


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