FATAL ACCIDENT – At approximately 10:22 p.m. on June 29, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision at Jamaica Avenue and Springfield Boulevard.
Upon arrival, police discovered a 31-year-old female operator of a 2002 Suzuki GSXR motorcycle with severe trauma to the body. EMS transferred her to Long Island Jewish Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
A preliminary investigation determined that the operator of the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Jamaica Avenue when she was struck by a 22-year-old operator of a 1997 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound on Jamaica Avenue, attempting to make a left turn to proceed southbound on Springfield Boulevard. The driver of the Nissan Maxima remained on the scene. The investigation is ongoing.