A 19-year-old man behind the wheel of a deadly car crash in Queens Thursday night has been charged.
Just after 11 p.m. investigators say a speeding Mercedes driven by Alfaheed Odesanya of Queens blew a red light at the intersection of Archer Avenue and Guy R Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica.
It slammed into a livery cab that was turning onto Archer.
Gabriella Nuel, 19, was riding in the cab and died at Jamaica Hospital.
The cab driver and another passenger were also hurt.
Police say Odesanya and the passenger of the Mercedes ran off but were later caught by police.
He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident.
The passenger was not expected to be charged.