112th Pct.: Fatal Collision

FATAL COLLISION – At 8:28 p.m. on May 3, police responded to a report of a vehicle collision at Queens Boulevard and 71st Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers discovered an unidentified female in her 60s unconscious and unresponsive with head trauma. EMS responded to the scene and transferred the woman to Jamaica Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a tan 2000 Chevrolet Malibu was traveling north on the Queens Boulevard service road approaching 71st Avenue when it struck the pedestrian as she crossed Queens Boulevard in a marked crosswalk against the traffic light.

The operator of the vehicle remained on the scene. There were no arrests made and the investigation is ongoing.