QUEENS, NY – September 15, 2020 – According to an online news article posted on NYPost.com, one person was killed in an accident caused by a cement truck in Laurelton, Queens, New York. The cement truck rear-ended a Ford Fusion sending the small automobile into a pole. The collision tragically killed a 30-year-old man who was driving the Ford Fusion. The accident happened on Saturday morning, according to law enforcement. The passenger in the Ford Fusion, a 27-year-old female, received personal injuries, and she survived the catastrophic accident. The police did not release the identities of the victims in the crash.
Law enforcement officers answered a 911 call of a severe accident that happened at South Conduit Avenue and 232nd Street and in Laurelton. The accident occurred at approximately 10 in the morning. The officers arrived and discovered the driver, who was unresponsive and sustained severe head trauma. The car’s passenger suffered serious back and chest injuries.
According to the police, the driver of the Ford Fusion was heading eastbound along South Conduit. As the man passed the cement truck, the cement truck rear-ended the Ford Fusion. According to an NYPD spokeswoman, the Ford Fusion then crashed into a pole. The driver of the cement truck was uninjured in the accident, according to police.
The driver of the Ford Fusion was declared dead at Franklin General Hospital, and the female passenger was brought to Jamaica Hospital. She is listed in stable condition, according to police statements in the news report.
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