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    Queens fatal accident: 2 killed, multiple injured in wrong-way crash on Whitestone Expressway

    Thursday, August 24, 2023 10:36AM

    2 killed in wrong-way crash on Whitestone Expressway in Queens

    COLLEGE POINT, Queens (WABC) — Two people were killed in a wrong-way crash on the Whitestone Expressway in Queens.

    Officials say the driver of a Honda Pilot was heading northbound in the southbound lanes of the expressway.

    Just after 2:15 a.m. Thursday, the driver of the Pilot collided with a southbound Honda HRV near College Point Boulevard, authorities said.

    The driver of the HRV, a 45-year-old, was pronounced dead at scene. Officials say a 25-year-old man who was in the Pilot was also killed.

    A 35-year-old female passenger in the Pilot is critical condition at New York-Presbyterian Queens, and a 26-year-old man who was also in the Pilot is at the same hospital in stable condition.

    NewsCopter 7 was over the scene as crews worked to clear the roadway. The Whitestone Expressway was closed following the accident.

    This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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