UPDATED March 15, 11 a.m.
A man who was critically injured after his brother’s car collided with his in Woodhaven died of his injuries on Monday.
At 4:18 a.m. on March 12, police said, officers from the 102nd Precinct responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision in the vicinity of Atlantic Avenue and 85th Street. Upon their arrival, the officers found a 21-year-old man in the front seat of a parked car with body trauma.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim, who has been identified as Angel Camacho, Jr., to Jamaica Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. Camacho died of his injuries on Monday, March 13.
A preliminary investigation found that Camacho’s brother, Aidan Camacho, 19, was in a 2008 Acura was traveling westbound in the left lane of Atlantic Avenue. Aidan Camacho lost control of the car, colliding with Angel Camacho’s parked car and a tree before coming to rest near Atlantic Avenue and 85th Street.
Following the collision, Aidan Camacho fled the scene in an unknown direction.
Aidan Camacho is described as a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white, hooded, long-sleeved sweatshirt with dark pants and shoes.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.