According to police reports, a tragic incident unfolded on Wednesday afternoon in Queens, resulting in the death of a 14-year-old girl. The incident occurred when a speeding BMW collided with a parked car, causing the girl to be ejected from the vehicle.
As per police sources, the teenager was a passenger in the BMW, traveling westbound on the Belt Parkway. The driver attempted to overtake a white box truck as both vehicles exited the highway near N. Conduit Ave. in Springfield Gardens around 7 p.m.
During the maneuver, the BMW was clipped by the box truck, causing it to collide with a parked UPS truck in the vicinity of 160th St. This collision resulted in the girl being thrown from the car, and she landed on the roadway, according to authorities.
“The car was unrecognizable,” a source said. “It was torn to pieces. The female’s body was in the street by the car.”
The driver was taken to Long Island Jewish Hospital with minor injuries.
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At present, no charges have been pressed, and the investigation into the incident is still underway.
In a separate incident earlier on Wednesday, authorities reported that an 11-year-old boy was struck by a Q69 MTA bus in the Dutch Kills area of western Queens. The incident occurred on 21st St. between 39th and 40th Aves. around 3:40 p.m., resulting in the boy sustaining injuries to both ankles and his head, as stated by the police.
Emergency services promptly transported the boy to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell, where he is reported to be in stable condition according to the NYPD.