Queens, NY (February 12, 2024) – A 43-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the Whitestone Expressway near 20th Ave in Whitestone early Saturday, February 10. Police report the incident occurred around 6:20 a.m. when a Mercedes SUV collided with the victim’s northbound Scion. Ejecting him from the vehicle and leading to his death at the scene.
The SUV’s driver fled on foot after the crash, leaving the damaged Mercedes behind. Authorities are yet to make any arrests as they continue to identify the victim and notify his family.
The northbound highway remained closed for hours for the investigation, which remains ongoing.