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Crash kills one, leaves two seriously injured on Grand Central Parkway in Queens

Police determined that the vehicle was being driven at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and hit the 100th Street concrete bridge support.

The crash happened on Grand Central Parkway near La Guardia Airport.

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A high-speed car crash late Sunday night in Queens has left one motorist dead and two passengers in area hospitals with serious injuries.

Shortly before 11 p.m., police responded to a report of an accident on the westbound side of Grand Central Parkway at 100thStreet, authorities stated.

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At the scene, officials found that the driver, 42, and front-seat passenger, 46, both men, were unconscious. The two were taken to Elmhurst Hospital where the driver was pronounced dead and the passenger remained in critical condition, according to police.

A backseat passenger, a 37-year-old woman, was injured by awake when police arrived, authorities explained. She was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital.

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The Collision Investigation Squad determined that the vehicle was being driven at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and hit the 100thStreet concrete bridge support, according to police.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.

 

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