Hit-and-run driver rams into crowd on sidewalk

Police remove the body of a man following an incident in the Queens borough of New York

A driver plowed a auto into half a dozen people during a fight over a parking spot outside a hookah bar in the New York City borough of Queens in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing one and injuring the others before fleeing, police said.

The crash occurred just as officers were responding to a fight outside a nearby hookah bar, police said.

Police said two people got into a fight and stabbed each other before the deadly hit-and-run.

Another witness saw the driver slam into a parked vehicle before careening toward the victims. "The auto was going really fast, at least 50 miles per hour on the sidewalk". They were also taken to Jamaica hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police said that they have no information about what prompted the scuffle but that investigations of the two incidents are ongoing. Four others who were struck are in critical condition. The names and ages of the people struck were not immediately available. A search was underway for a white sedan.

On Halloween, Sayfullo Saipov careened into a crowd of pedestrians in Lower Manhattan, killing eight people in what police said was a terror-related attack.

Related:

  • Anthony Davis to have groin injury examined Sunday, sources say

    Anthony Davis to have groin injury examined Sunday, sources say

    In the first meeting with the Blazers on October 24, Davis played five minutes before leaving with a left knee injury. He's averaging 5.4 points, 3.6 rebounds , 0.8 assists , 0.9 3-pointers, and 0.7 steals in 16 starts this season.
    American, pilots reach deal to avoid canceling flights

    American, pilots reach deal to avoid canceling flights

    But that means American will have to rebuild its schedule and is offering pilots time and a half their normal hourly wage. American has about 200,000 flights scheduled for December and operates an average of 6,700 daily.

    Commonwealth Equity Services Inc Raises Position in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

    Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 32,205 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,005,083.30. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) earned "Top Pick" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 29.
  • Patriots at Bills: Highlights, score and recap

    Patriots at Bills: Highlights, score and recap

    New England took control of the game by scoring touchdowns on consecutive possessions to start the third quarter. After a slow start this year, he has become New England's most consistent threat out of the backfield.
    North Korea: US 'begging' for war with 'largest ever' joint aerial drill

    North Korea: US 'begging' for war with 'largest ever' joint aerial drill

    The claim was not proven and experts have cast doubt on the country's ability to master such technology. This is important given the calls for a tightening of worldwide sanctions against North Korea.
    RBS to close 259 branches and shed jobs

    RBS to close 259 branches and shed jobs

    Societe Generale reissued a sell rating on shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Blaming the rise of online banking, RBS said it would get rid of 62 Royal Bank of Scotland branches and 197 Natwest branches.
  • War with North Korea 'closer every day'

    War with North Korea 'closer every day'

    About 12,000 USA military personnel and 230 planes are expected to participate in the drill, known as Vigilant Ace. The 5-day drill, dubbed Vigilant Ace, will involve more than 230 warplanes from both sides, including 6 U.S.
    Missing 3-Year-Old Is Believed to Be Dead, Police Say

    Missing 3-Year-Old Is Believed to Be Dead, Police Say

    Authorities say the man charged in the disappearance of a young North Carolina girl is the boyfriend of the child's mother. Due to evidence gathered during the course of the investigation, the Sheriff's Office said it believes Mariah is deceased.
    Mueller's Team Ousted FBI Agent Over Trump Texts

    Mueller's Team Ousted FBI Agent Over Trump Texts

    The allegations came to light after the Justice Department's inspector general started examining Strzok's messages. The people briefed on the case said the transfer followed the discovery of text messages in which Mr.
  • Missing Florida teen found in NY ; soccer coach arrested

    Missing Florida teen found in NY ; soccer coach arrested

    According to authorities in Florida, the teen left her home on her own and left her cell phone after wiping the device clean. Rodriguez and the teen had been around each other "at sports events, but they've never been alone at all", Smith said.
    Georgia vs. Auburn live stream

    Georgia vs. Auburn live stream

    Lindsey's offense has been dominant during SEC play scoring a school-record 327 points including 40 or more in six of eight games. Defensively, Auburn football yields 16.4 points and 308.8 total yards (183.0 in passing and 125.8 in rushing) per game.
    United Kingdom  must produce 'credible' border plan to unlock Brexit talks - Irish PM

    United Kingdom must produce 'credible' border plan to unlock Brexit talks - Irish PM

    Tusk told Varadkar that the bloc is "fully behind you and your request that there should be no hard border". He said he "very much hopes that the work that remains to be done can be completed in time ".

Comments

Other news