Staten Island, NY (February 16, 2020) – One person was killed on Sunday, February 16th when a drunk driver smashed into two other vehicles while driving the wrong way down the Staten Island Expressway.
A 47-year-old driver of a Honda was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of the West Shore Expressway at about 5:30 a.m when he slammed into a Ford and a Toyota.
Police reports indicated that he was driving under the influence and was transported to Richmond University Medical Center.
His female passenger was also transported to the hospital where she died a short while later.
The 63-year-old male occupant of the Toyota was transported to Staten Island Medical Center. His condition was listed as stable.
The 46-year-old driver of the Ford refused medical attention.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Staten Island
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