Queens, NY (September 27, 2020) – A man from Queens is facing several charges, including aggravated vehicular homicide, manslaughter, and driving while intoxicated, for a fatal car accident that resulted in the death of his 32-year-old passenger on Saturday, September 26th.
According to reports filed by police, Thompson was illegally driving a 2015 BMW along Rockaway Boulevard at almost 100 miles per hour.
Officers with the New York Police Department who were driving eastbound were almost hit by Thompson, forcing the unmarked vehicle to veer out of the path of the oncoming vehicle.
Thompson then swerved off the road and drove into a metal fence and some trees.
When they approached the vehicle, police discovered Jolenna Favor, 32, with severe trauma to her body and head still in the passenger seat. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Thompson, who has multiple previous convictions for driving under the influence, refused to take a breathalyzer test.
This incident is still under investigation by local law enforcement.
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Fatal Accidents in Queens
Roughly 31% of all fatal New York car accidents are the result of driver intoxication.
A non-profit anti-drunk driving organization has stated that close to 300,000 drunk drivers get behind the wheel on a daily basis. Just 13% of these inebriated drivers, most of whom are adults in their early 20s, are ever caught.
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