Colonie, NY (July 17, 2020) – Two people from Queens, identified as Naquain Key, 35, and Najee Parks, 31, were killed in a traffic collision that also left three others severely injured. Authorities say that the accident took place just shortly after midnight on Friday morning, July 17th.
According to responding officers, three young women were traveling west on Central Avenue in a 2014 Volkswagen when they collided with a Nissan near Lombard Street. The Nissan, occupied by Key and Parks was pulling out of a local business at the time of the crash.
Emergency medical technicians accompanied police and firefighters at the scene where Key and Parks were pronounced deceased. The three women, identified as Shanjaine Foskey-Gause, 20, Jamilla Battle, 20, and a second unidentified passenger, also 20, were all taken to Albany Medical Center. All three wounded victims suffered injuries that have been described as severe.
Officers with the Colonie Police Department are continuing to investigate the events that led to this incident. No further details have been reported.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of both Naquain Key and Najee Parks at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in New York
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