1 injured when van crashes at Claremont Village playground

Officials say a man was injured when he crashed his van into a Claremont Village playground.



Officials say it happened just before 6 p.m. at the playground located on East 168th Street at Brook Avenue.



The driver was taken to Lincoln Hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.



Police say the driver told them his brakes failed, and he lost control of the vehicle.



He crashed through a gate at the park, but did not hit any bystanders.


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