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Cuomo Pulls Out Passenger Trapped in Van on BQE in Woodside

Gov. Cuomo pulls out a man trapped in a van on the BQE Monday. (Photo Courtesy of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office)

Jan. 6, 2019 By Christian Murray

Governor Andrew Cuomo was filmed Monday helping a man get out of a catering van after it had just crashed on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway in Woodside.

The incident took pace at around 1:15 p.m. when Cuomo was traveling along the expressway near Queens Boulevard and spotted a tipped van on its side leaning against a median.

Footage taken by his staff Monday showed the governor helping a man out of the driver’s seat. He intervened, according to reports, out of concern that the van could topple.

Cuomo and his staff arrived on the scene just prior to police.

Cuomo had just left an event for the Association for a Better New York in Manhattan where he announced a plan to expand Pennsylvania Station with the addition of eight new tracks.

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william wolfe

That’s actually a video of the resuts of a high-speed chase of a New Yorker, disguised as a caterer, who “forgot” to pay his state taxes. Tax authorities chased him down in a high speed chase and Gov Cuomo is seen frisking him for his wallet. Better pay your taxes on time or you too might have an “accident” on the BQE — just sayin’.

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