Brooklyn, NY Trolley Cars Collide, May 1933

13 PASSENGERS HURT IN CRASH OF TROLLEY CARS AS BRAKES FAIL TO HOLD.

Brooklyn, N.Y. - Thirteen passengers were injured, none seriously, when two trolley cars collided on the B.M.T. right of way near 24th Ave. at 9 o'clock last night. An 86th St. trolley, in charge of Motorman MICHAEL WALTERS of 317 44th St., was standing near the avenue intersection
when a West End trolley in charge of Motorman MICHAEL DISKIN of 617 56th St. crashed into it from the rear.
DISKIN said the brakes of his car failed to hold on the wet rails. The injured were treated by Dr. Vohrs of Harbor Hospital and all were allowed to return to their homes. There were no arrests.
Those injured were:
MARY GRONTA, 37, 188 Bay 11th St.; shock.
GLORIA GRONTA, 7, same address; shock.
BETTY SMITH, 35, 88 Bay 8th St.; shock.
LUDWIG PANERALLA, 6, 1312 60th St.; shock.
LUCY PANERALLA, 32, same address; abrasions of knees.
RAYMOND MANKIN, 25, 943 47th St.; lacerations of the forehead.
JEAN MANKIN, 23, same address; contusions of forehead.
MORRIS SORACKI, 25, 1311 46th St.; contusions and abrasions of the knees.
DAVID WOLF, 40, 1005 44th St.; abrasions of the forehead.
ISADORE MANALOFGY, 31, 8613 3rd Ave.; abrasions of the foot.
ABE COH, 40, 8614 21st Ave.; lacerations of the eye.
MICHAEL OLIVER, 21, 8421 7th Ave.; contusions of the arm.
GEORGE ROSENBLUM, 21, 1745 78th Ave.; refused medical aid.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle New York 1933-05-15