COLLISION INVESTIGATION – At 4:32 a.m. on Aug. 16, police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Woodhaven Boulevard, at 78th Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed a 29-year-old Hispanic male lying on the roadway, with severe trauma to the body. EMS also responded and transported the male to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Further investigation revealed that the male was operating a 2006 Honda motorcycle on Woodhaven Boulevard, traveling northbound in the southbound travel lanes at 78th Avenue when he struck a 2009 Jeep, operated by a 72-year-old female, within the flow of traffic.
The female operator, the sole occupant of the jeep, was transported to Jamaica Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition.