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QUEENS HIT-AND-RUN ACCIDENTS LEAVE VICTIMS INJURED

On May 13th two hit-and-run incidents occurred in Queens, NY. A 63-year-old woman was injured by a black BMW on Queens Blvd. The driver later turned themselves in. The second incident involved a 55-year-old man struck by a Honda CRV on Rockaway Point Blvd. Police suspect road rage.

2 Unrelated Hit-and-run accidents on Queens leave injured

In Queens, New York, two hit-and-run incidents have rocked the community, leaving authorities scrambling to investigate and apprehend the drivers responsible.

As Eyewitness News has reported, the first incident occurred around 10 p.m. on Monday May 13th when a 63-year-old woman was struck while crossing Queens Boulevard in Rego Park. 

Witnesses reported a black BMW speeding north at the 63rd Drive intersection before hitting the victim. The driver callously fled the scene, leaving the woman critically injured. Thankfully, she was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital for treatment. However, the perpetrator didn't escape justice for long, they later turned themselves in at the 112th Precinct, though charges are pending from the police.

Just hours before this tragic event, another hit-and-run unfolded on Rockaway Point Boulevard, involving a 55-year-old man. 

In this separate incident, a gray Honda CRV was reported to have struck the man before fleeing. Although the victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital in stable condition, the circumstances surrounding this incident suggest it may have been fueled by road rage. As of now, no arrests have been made, and authorities are actively pursuing leads to identify and apprehend the responsible drivers.

In the wake of these incidents, the community is urged to come forward with any information that may aid the investigation. Police are appealing to witnesses or anyone with knowledge about the drivers or vehicles involved to assist in bringing closure to these cases and ensuring justice is served.

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