10 JUNE 11, 2020 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
(CORONA AND ELMHURST)
Astoria woman dies in Grand Central
Parkway car crash: NYPD
A 22-year-old woman from Astoria died in a car crash on the Grand Central
Parkway in Corona on Sunday.
On June 7, around 1:22 p.m., a 21-year-old man was driving a 2002 Subaru
Impreza eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway near the 51st Avenue exit
at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the car and hit the median
guardrail, according to the NYPD.
Aft er running into the guardrail, a 30-year-old woman driving a 2019 Nissan
SUV hit the back of the Subaru, pushing it further into the guardrail,
according to the police.
Michelle Garcia, 22, was in the passenger seat of the Subaru and suff ered
severe injuries to her head and body, police said.
Garcia was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital, where she
was pronounced dead.
The 21-year-old male driver suff ered a minor arm injury and was taken to
NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst in stable condition.
The driver of the Nissan SUV did not suff er any injuries as a result of the
crash, according to the police.
The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.
(OZONE PARK, SOUTH OZONE PARK, LINDENWOOD,
HOWARD BEACH, AND OLD HOWARD BEACH)
Van crash ejects seven people on
Queens section of Belt Parkway
Seven people were ejected from the back of a moving van on the Belt
Parkway in Queens early Tuesday morning, critically injuring three of the
occupants — one of whom ended up in a tree, police say.
The crash occurred at about 3:30 a.m. on June 2, when the Jamaica Moving
and Storage van was traveling eastbound on the Belt Parkway near 84th Street
when it overturned, breaking open the rear doors and sending seven people
sitting on the fl oor boards in the rear out onto the highway and some into
Police and fi refi ghters rushed to the scene, where they found the numerous
people injured on the highway and in the brush surrounding the roadway.
Three of the injured were in critical condition with most taken to Jamaica
Hospital, though one teenager was rushed to Long Island Jewish Hospital with
serious trauma injuries.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash, police from the 106th Precinct
believe at this time. Police also believe the van was traveling at high speed,
but the crash is still under investigation by Highway detectives.
(DOWNTOWN FLUSHING, EAST FLUSHING, QUEENSBORO
HILL, COLLEGE POINT, MALBA, WHITESTONE, BEECHHURST,
AND BAY TERRACE)
Man found dead in College Point
A man was found dead inside a College Point apartment building on Thursday,
Police arrived at 1234 120th St., around 10:30 a.m., Thursday to fi nd a 26-
year-old man unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the fl oor with an injury
to his neck, according to the NYPD.
EMS arrived at the scene and transported the man to NewYork-Presbyterian
Queens, where he was pronounced dead, according to authorities. Police are
investigating the incident as a homicide.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. The identity
of the man is being withheld pending proper family notifi cation.
The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.
104 PRECINCT BLOTTER
The 104th Precinct released
the following list of persons arrested
in recent police actions.
The charges are accusations,
and all individuals listed in this
blotter are presumed innocent
until proven guilty.
For questions about the names
listed in the blotter, contact the
104th Precinct at 718-386-3004.
June 2: (Middle Village) John
D’Angelo and Antonia Gambino,
at 75th Street, for misdemeanor
assault, by PO Bonilla.
June 3: (Ridgewood) Adam
Ruben, at Catalpa Avenue, for
strangulation, by Det. Scrimenti.
(Middle Village) Sergio Tapia, at
Metropolitan Avenue, for petit
larceny, by PO Shahid. (Glendale)
Gilbert Lopez Jr., at 68th Place,
for aggravated unlicensed operator,
by PO Rosalez. (Ridgewood)
Lukasz Ruszczyk, at 60th Place,
for criminal contempt, by PO
Kollbeck. (Ridgewood) Mauricio
Alarcan, at Seneca Avenue,
for criminal mischief, by PO
June 4: (Ridgewood) Lawrence
Irby, at Forest Avenue,
for petit larceny, by PO Denis.
(Ridgewood) Jeremy Salmon, at
Catalpa Avenue, for criminal
obstruction of breathing, by Det.
Gerardi. (Maspeth) Mariluz
Sanchez, at 53rd Avenue and 66th
Street, for aggravated unlicensed
operator, by PO Quintanill.
(Middle Village) Tina Foley, at
Admiral Avenue, for acting in a
manner injurious to a child, by
June 5: (Ridgewood) Anthony
Edmonda, at Catalpa Avenue, for
criminal obstruction of breathing,
by Det. Feldman. (Glendale)
Krzysztof Lupinski, at Metropolitan
Avenue and Woodhaven
Boulevard, for misdemeanor
assault, by PO Ferrari.
June 6: (Glendale) Mohamed
El Hadramy, at Cooper Avenue,
for misdemeanor assault, by PO
Lenoci. (Middle Village) Peter
J. Marszalek, at 75th Street, for
misdemeanor assault, by PO
June 7: (Ridgewood) Albert
Quinoneo, at Catalpa Avenue,
for aggravated harassment, by