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Multiple people hit on Brooklyn sidewalk

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Nine people were injured, two critically, when a car drove onto a Brooklyn sidewalk on Saturday.

A toddler was among the critically injured.

Denim McLein and his mother, Wendy, were among 10 people injured Saturday evening in the East Flatbush section.

The boy's aunt told the New York Post that Denim was likely brain-dead and his mother was in a semi-coma.

Wendy McLein owns a nightclub in Bedford-Stuyvesant called Denim's Cafe.

It happened about 6:45 p.m. at Utica Ave. and Church Avenue.

The car also hit scaffolding during the accident and part of it collapsed.

The driver told investigators that her brakes failed before she went through a red light and jumped the curb at Church and Utica avenue around 6:30 p.m.

The driver passed a breathalyzer test and was not charged.

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