Fatal Accident on Grand Central Parkway in Queens Kills Driver, Sends Passenger to Hospital

Police are investigating a deadly car crash in Queens.

It happened at the intersection of Grand Central Parkway and Union Turnpike around 8:30 Saturday night.

Police say the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee was speeding east through the exit onto the Turnpike when he drove up onto a sidewalk and slammed into a concrete block wall on the Grand Central Parkway overpass.

The car caught fire and the driver was killed. A 31-year-old man in the passenger seat was thrown from the car, he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

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