2 Die, 2 Severely Injured In Car Accidents Around NYC During Weekend

Two men died and two more severely injured after separate car crashes around New York City on Saturday evening, according to several reports.


Stephen-John Salmon, 22, was driving his motorcycle down 140th Avenue in Springfield Gardens around 6 p.m. when a Toyota Highlander fatally struck him while turning left onto the busy road from Bedell Street, officials said. Salmon was found not wearing a Department of Transportation-approved helmet. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.


The driver of the Toyota stayed at the scene. No charges have been made.

Another man was killed after he tried to run across the Long Island Expressway around 9:45 p.m. and was struck by an SUV driving west near 169th Street, authorities said. The 34-year-old victim’s identity has not yet been released.


Around the same time, an unidentified 28-year-old man was in critical condition after he slammed into two parked vehicles on Seagirt Boulevard and Beach Sixth Street in Far Rockaway, police said. The accident caused the man’s car to flip. He was rushed to Jamaica Hospital with a head wound.


Hours later, a 39-year-old man was struck by a car in Queens Village around 2 a.m. on Sunday, cops said. He was attempting to cross Hempstead Avenue mid-block near 220th Street. The man was rushed to North Shore University Hospital and was listed in critical condition. He has not yet been identified.


The driver stayed at the scene. No charges have been made.


If a loved one has been injured or killed in a car accident, please contact Jared Levine of Morgan Levine Dolan at 212-461-499 today.




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