Queens man charged in Sunnyside bus stop crash

By Bill Parry

Jackson Heights resident Luis Andrade, 32, was arrested at the 115th Precinct Sunday and charged with fleeing from the scene of a hit-and-run in Sunnyside. police said.

Andrade allegedly lost control of a white Mazda sedan before slamming into a bus stop on Northern Boulevard at 48th Street at 7 p.m. Saturday evening, the Fire Department said. Five people were taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center, four with non-life threatening injuries, including a 7-year-old girl, according to the FDNY.

Police say Andrade was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with serious injury and failure to show his license, a misdemeanor.

The white Mazda was found abandoned at 61st Street near 38th Avenue in Woodside, authorities said. The vehicle was discovered with a shattered windshield and the front bumper nearly torn off, according to police sources.

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