Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo via Google Maps
Photo via Google Maps

There was yet another major accident on the Whitestone Expressway on Wednesday morning, as a 32-year-old man was killed when his car fell off the elevated roadway in Flushing, police reported.

Authorities said the accident occurred at 11:41 a.m. on the expressway’s northbound lanes near Astoria Boulevard.

According to police, the 32-year-old male driver — Kevin Tamasar of 110th Street in Corona — was driving a 2008 Nissan when he lost control and struck a median.

The impact of the crash caused the vehicle to travel over the ramp and fall 25 feet to the ground below. The vehicle landed upside down in front of a business on Harper Street.

Officers from the 110th Precinct and EMS units rushed to the scene. Tamasar was transported to NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

An investigation is ongoing.

Wednesday’s accident occurred close to the scene of another crash on the Whitestone Expressway in March in which a driver was hurled off the roadway and seriously injured. Earlier this month, a person was injured in a multi-vehicle crash on the expressway near the Cross Island Parkway exit.


Join The Discussion

Popular Stories
Photo via Shutterstock
With Obamacare in doubt, New York eyes a single-payer healthcare system supported by Queens lawmaker
Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Ciskevin
Flushing's Holy Cross High School announces it will go co-ed in 2018
Photo via Flickr/Dan Nguyen
A bowling alley and bar will open in Long Island City tomorrow

Skip to toolbar