Dec. 7, 2015 Staff Report
A driver was killed and a passenger left in critical condition after he lost control of his vehicle in Woodside on Sunday night and slammed into a cement barrier, according to police.
The 30-year-old driver was traveling westbound on Laurel Hill Boulevard and lost control of his 2000 Honda Accord at the intersection of 48th Street at about 10:30 pm. He went on to strike a barrier and a parked vehicle at that location.
The driver, Jorge Bermudez of Maspeth, was pronounced dead at Elmhurst General Hospital. A 30-year-old male passenger was transported to the same hospital and is listed in critical condition.