A three vehicle crash in Queens early Tuesday morning, left one person dead and nine others injured including seven children, according to the NYPD.
The children were on their way to school when the GMC Suburban they were travelling in crashed into a Dodge Neon at South Conduit Avenue and 130th Street in South Ozone Park. The force of the collision pushed the Neon in front of a box truck and up against a guardrail causing the sedan to be crushed by the truck.
Firefighters arrived at the scene and it took more than a dozen to help remove the person from the car. All ten victims, including the seven children were taken to area hospitals. Upon arrival, medical professionals pronounced the 53 year old passenger of the Neon was pronounced dead at the hospital. The 30 year old driver was taken to the same hospital and listed in stable condition. Thankfully the children all had minor injuries.
New York City resident Greeta Bisram’s two nephews were in the Suburban when it was struck and she stated all the kids were pretty traumatized. One boy was said to have bumped his nose upon impact and another boy hurt his legs. The driver of the box truck was treated at the scene with no major injuries.
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