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Car Crash on Queens Blvd Leaves 9 People Injured, 7 Seriously

Feb.14, 2015 By Christian Murray

Nine people were injured following a multiple vehicle crash on the corner of Queens Boulevard and 43rd Street this morning, according to the FDNY.

The crash took place at 4:03 a.m. and seven people were taken to area hospitals in serious but stable condition. Two others were take to hospital after sustaining minor injuries, according to the FDNY.

Details as to what caused the accident were not available.

There were no reports that alcohol played a part in the accident.  The NYPD press office had not been notified about the crash by 10:15 a.m.

 

 

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Oil Beef Hooked

Judging from the extensive damage to the vehicles, it’s a good bet none of them were adhering to the new city limit.

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El loco

Hey genius when you do my job I’ll do some reporting. Although a job is something you probably know nothing about.

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El loco

I wonder if we’ll get a follow up to this story to hear about the police investigation. Probably just move on to the next story. This is typical of the media whether the major media or minor media like the Sunnyside Post. Just move on to the next story.

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ONIONHEAD

WAS ANYBODY TALKING TO ANONYMOUS VISITOR??????????? YOU MUST FEEL SOME TYPE OF WAY BECAUSE YOU ADDED YOUR 1 CENTS. YOU STILL SCREAMING RECKLESS DRIVING……. KNOW THE FACTS BEFORE YOU CONTINUE TO POST YOUR THOUGHTS.

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ONIONHEAD

7TRAINDELAYS………………………………. YOU REALLY SHOULD JUST SHUT THE HELL UP AND GO LEAVE YOUR COMMENTS ON ANOTHER ARTICLE. YOUR CLUELESS AS TO WHAT HAPPENED HERE. YOU HAVE MADE AN ASS OUTTA YOURSELF ALREADY BY ASSUMING. ME ON THE OTHER HAND, MY FAMILY MEMBERS WERE INVOLVED IN THIS CRASH. LIKE I SAID IF YOU DON’T HAVE ANYTHING POSITIVE TO SAY DON’T SAY SHIT.

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Anonymous visitor

Dude, take your so called intimidating gangster bullshit somewhere else! Fact is, I could have been crossing the street at that time and been killed. Reckless driving, for ANY reason effects us all!

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Anonymous visitor

affects, not effects. My bad. I care about my grammar and spelling, unlike others on here.

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ONIONHEAD

I’m making a bet that no 1 was on there cell phone, neither does it have anything to do with how to drive. Sometimes ppl need to shut up with there thoughts because you always make a fool outta yourself to the people that really know what happen. If you don’t have nothing positive to say then you shouldn’t say nothing at all. Stay blessed cuz everybody that was involved is blessed and thankful to be alive.

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The Truth

People should reserve their opinions until the complete story is devoulged. This was not a case of a driver racing down the boulevard, rather a third vehicle that was not even mentioned pursuing one of the vehicles to commit bodily harm without reason to persons unknown to the pursuers based on a mistaken identity. Which now results in attempted vehicular manslaughter by the driver and passengers of the third and unmentioned vehicle. The vehicle that was being chased was trying to escape the aforementioned pursuers in an attempt to salvage their lives from predators that were chasing them based on mistaken identity and street thuggish mentality that fuled their rage and ignorance .

So please reserve your haste to judge others prior to having the truth and facts strait . Respectfully TT

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The Truth

Hey Wacko, it was my family member so my opinion was based on the facts unlike you Monday morning Quarterbacks who wit at home and assume. The fact is that 9 people could have lost their live due to the thuggish bull crap of others and the NYPD needs to act and bring them to justice. So once again I say reserve your simple minded opinions and await the final verdict on not only this tragic incident but others that you may sit back and read about and have no facts to base your unsolicited opinions. My prayers go out to my Nephew and the others that wer injured in both vehicles, God Bless you all.

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House of O'Shea

I understand your anger and hope a speedy recovery for your nephew.
We all have opinions. Telling us to shut up will not undo the accident.

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rikki

Wanna bet if they are black and the people they were chasing were white nothing much will happen……

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Ilovesunnyside

I saw this car crash from my window, I heard screaming of terrified people who got in this horrible car accident. That’s was really scary… I just pray they all going to be ok. I wish there was more information about their condition

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Henry

It looks like the white car was possibly racing across Queens Blvd. It was going north bound, made it across the eastbound lanes of Queens Blvd with the light and passed under the elevated when the light turned red and T-boned the black car which was heading westbound on Queens Blvd.

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Deniz

I’m so grateful to Sunnyside Post here – this sort of local news could not be covered anywhere else.

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Mr.Been there done that

The lights, camera or timing r all BS, start imposing some real fines and jail time and people will learn quicky, cause with the laws we have now it will just keep happening, people with these big suvs are driving them like a regular car and there not, there like small box trucks.At this point it’s the same as driving in the toys r us parking lot, it’s all about me and screw everybody else.

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Bernie

Going a bit faster than speed limit, eh….Speed cameras and red light cameras should be mandatory in intersections like this one.

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Mr. 11104

What makes you think a speed camera or red light camera would have stopped this accident? The lights are timed terribly in this neighborhood, they need to learn a thing or two from northern blvd. The lights on side streets are timed to allow a flow of traffic instead of slow it down, I drive in this neighborhood but I could care less about gridlock, I rather have gridlocked cars than racing cars. Time the lights so cabs or people like these cannot rush from one light to another to beat the yellow. When you cross queens blvd to any side of the street, the light at other intersection stays green, vehicles see that (especially dumb cabbies and black cars and couple of morons in large SUVs who think they own the road) and race down the street to catch that green.
Why isn’t there a speed bump on 43rd? “Slow zone” my ass. They made all small streets “slow zone” and keep streets like these outside of slow zones. Great idea!..

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SuperWittySmitty

Would speed cameras eventually contribute to traffic slowing down? If there were more red lights, wouldn’t that slow traffic down? There is certainly plenty of discussion about slowing traffic, and they’ve lowered the speed limit; has that helped? Maybe they should time the lights so that you barley have a chance to get back up to 20 mph before the next light is red.

My concern is for the pedestrians of Sunnyside. If drivers are inconvenienced by all of the red lights and stop signs and want to go faster, I suggest the LIE.

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Preschool Teacher

OMG! We need mandated driver education immediately! Disgraceful! 4am and people are driving like maniacs! Crazy!

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Anonymous visitor

Because 43rd street has been designed to allow cars to speed recklessly through the neighborhood. I live by this block and see cars doing horrendous things. Smartly designed streets calm traffic, and prevent accidents in the first place.

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me

say it like it really is…people from 3rd world countries with a foreign drivers license do NOT have to take a road test…they just transfer their license to the U.S….can take the written test in their FOREIGN language…IF THEY EVEN HAVE A LICENSE…as a driver without a ticket or accident in 44 yrs asians, indians and pakastanis are a menace to the roads especially in SUV’S!

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Mr. Skillman Says

@Me, that’s actually false information. I moved here from the UK and you most definitely cannot transfer your license to the US. You have to take your driver’s test here before you’re allowed to own a vehicle.

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Mr. Skillman Says

Preeeeetty sure that there isn’t a third world country index that the DMV leafs through before handing out driving licenses.

Boyd Rice

The truth of the matter is a lot of people just don’t bother getting a drivers license. If you get caught driving without a license it’s a simple fine. If you have a drivers license and get it suspended and are caught driving it’s a misdemeanor. People that aren’t good drivers just don’t get a license and pay a fine when they get pulled over. makes no sense but that’s the way it is…

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