4 dead, 1 critical in Cross Island Parkway crash in Whitestone
Four people were killed and fifth person was critically injured in a crash on the Cross Island Parkway in Queens.
It happened early Monday in a section of the parkway called “dead man’s curve.”
Two cars collided on the curve from the northbound Cross Island Parkway to the southbound Whitestone Expressway just before 6 a.m.
Four people were pronounced dead at the scene. The fifth injured person was rushed to New York-Presbyterian Queens in critical condition.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.