hit and run

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 [...]

Driver kills man in Flushing
News Melissa Chan 10/22/2012 at 4:50PM

A sleep-deprived driver has been arrested for fleeing the scene of an accident after he allegedly mowed down and killed a pedestrian in Flushing, police said. Shiwoo Lee, 22, of Oakland Gardens, told authorities he fell asleep behind the wheel on Saturday, October 20 around 6 a.m. when his 2007 Toyota Rav 4 veered off [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/21/2012 at 2:25PM

Wisconsin spa shooting injures at least seven A gunman opened fire at a Wisconsin spa today, injuring at least seven people. The area is on lockdown as authorities in Brookfield work to secure the scene, which is across the street from a shopping mall. It was not immediately clear whether a suspect had been arrested. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/24/2012 at 7:41AM

EVENT of the DAY:  SummerStage-Full Force, Force MD’s Johnny Kemp, Jeff Redd, Meli’sa Morgan  A quartet of Rhythm and Blues performers each with their own flair and style. For more, check out http://www.fullforceworld.com [Click here for more info or submit your events] Queens Democratic assembly hopefuls vying for endorsements  Several Democratic political hopefuls vying for a chance to [...]

Sunnyside cyclist killed in hit-and-run
News Billy Rennison 7/19/2012 at 2:10PM

A cyclist was killed last night in Sunnyside after being struck by a car that sped off after the crash. The 37-year-old was biking heading eastbound on Greenpoint Avenue when he was hit from behind by a dark colored sedan heading the same direction, police said. The Daily News reported that sources said the speeding [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/05/2012 at 7:32AM

Fireworks light up the night as New Yorkers celebrate Independence Day  Millions of New Yorkers and tourists alike celebrated the nation’s birthday Wednesday night with the 36th annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show. An estimated 40,000 fireworks lit up the sky over the five boroughs, propelled from two barges on the Hudson River in what [...]