June 15, 2016 Staff Report
A drunk man ran headfirst into a light pole in Woodside Sunday and sustained life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Jayson Kim, 23, ran into a light pole on the corner of Broadway and 61st Street at 4:55 am on Sunday. He suffered severe head injuries and had seizures and went into cardiac arrest on the scene, police said.
EMS arrived and conducted CPR, before transporting Kim to Elmhurst General Hospital.
The Daily News reported yesterday that Kim was brain dead.
Kim showed up drunk at a friend’s house in Woodside at 2:30 am, before leaving at 4:15 am, the Daily News reported. He yelled, screamed and acted irrationally before running into the pole.
Police were not sure whether this was an accident or a suicide.