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.

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