10/31/2012 06:47 pm ET Updated Dec 31, 2012

Coney Island Turned Into 'Third World Country' By Sandy

CONEY ISLAND -- For a second day, Coney Island residents awoke to see the destruction of Hurricane Sandy everywhere they looked and were left with little hope that things would improve anytime soon.

The area was left without power and abandoned cars blocked many streets. Seaweed and wreckage covered much of the neighborhood, and one one street, pieces of the iconic Coney Island boardwalk had landed on a truck, which itself had been tossed around by rushing water during Monday's storm.

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