hit and run

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/26/2013 at 8:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Cloudy with a chance of snow flurries. High of 40. Winds N at 3 mph. Thursday night: Clear to partly cloudy. Low of 30. EVENT OF THE DAY: Holiday Open House at the Queens County Farm Museum Tour the historic Adriance Farmhouse, learn about the county’s agricultural and colonial history, and enjoy holiday crafts [...]

Elmhurst man killed in Christmas morning hit-and-run
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/25/2013 at 1:25PM

A man died early Wednesday morning after a car struck him in East Elmhurst before fleeing, police said. Enrique Clemente-Ovando, 29, of Elmhurst, was crossing Astoria Boulevard, near 103rd Street, about 4:30 a.m., when the vehicle hit him, according to the NYPD. Clemente-Ovando was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The car, which [...]

Police looking for suspect in deadly Woodhaven hit-and-run
Police Angy Altamirano 12/07/2013 at 2:06PM

Updated December 7, 3:57 p.m. Police are looking for a suspect who fatally struck a man in Woodhaven Friday morning. The victim, 35-year-old Yunior Antonio Perez Rodriguez, of Brooklyn, was struck by a car around 3:15 a.m. while attempting to cross Woodhaven Boulevard at Jamaica Avenue, said cops. Rodriguez sustained severe trauma and was taken to Jamaica Hospital [...]

Teen pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver
News Maggie Hayes 9/29/2013 at 10:56AM

Luis Bravo was walking on Broadway at 58th Street when a car driving by struck and killed him. Saturday, September 28 around 11 p.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call of a car accident involving Bravo, 19, police said, within the confines of the 108th Precinct. Upon arrival, police found Bravo unconscious and unresponsive, with [...]

Woman killed in Queens Boulevard hit-and-run
Woman killed in Queens Boulevard hit-and-run
Police Melissa Chan 9/22/2013 at 10:36AM

A 58-year-old Elmhurst woman was killed Saturday night in an apparent hit-and-run while crossing Queens Boulevard, police said. Nisath Hossain was struck by a car in Forest Hills near Queens Boulevard and 71st Avenue on September 21 shortly after 10 p.m., cops said. The driver fled the scene, police said, and Hossain was later pronounced [...]

Upstate New York man charged for fatal hit-and-run in Richmond Hill
Police Angy Altamirano 9/14/2013 at 12:00PM

A man from upstate New York has been arrested and charged for an alleged hit-and-run that killed a Queens woman. According to the NYPD, on Friday, at approximately 7 p.m. they responded to a pedestrian struck at 97th Avenue and 117th Street in Richmond Hill. Upon arrival, they found Raj Chohan, 59, of South Richmond [...]

Cops searching for car in fatal hit-and-run
Cops searching for car in fatal hit-and-run
Police Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 6:23PM

Police are looking for a banged up Volkswagen, which may be connected with a hit-and-run in Springfield Gardens that left one man dead. The NYPD released video surveillance of a light colored, two-door Volkswagen GTI sedan with damage to the passenger side bumper, an unlit headlight, a caved in windshield and partial roof damage. The [...]

Flushing widow pushes for hit-and-run bill
Flushing widow pushes for hit-and-run bill
Northeast Melissa Chan 6/03/2013 at 2:26PM

The widow of a Flushing man killed last year in a tragic hit-and-run held back tears while she pushed for a bill to protect pedestrians. “I’m very heartbroken, very angry,” said Taysha Dominguez. “There are no words to describe the pain and the suffering that my family is currently going through at this moment.” Her [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 12/29/2012 at 11:01AM

MTA considers installing sliding doors to prevent deaths, injuries The MTA will reconsider installing sliding doors on some subway platforms to prevent riders from getting killed or injured by trains, a top official told the Daily News. Fifty-four people this year have met their bloody ends on the tracks — a five-year high at more [...]