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NEW YORK (AP) Authorities say six people have been hospitalized, including two in critical condition, after a Brooklyn collision that started as a traffic stop.

WABC http://bit.ly/188fLbU ) says the crash occurred early Friday in Canarsie.

The driver sped away as officers walked up to the vehicle.

A witness says the fleeing driver red a red light.

The crash damaged at least cars. An SUV landed on its side.

The driver was taken into custody.

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Information from: WABC-TV, http://www.7online.com