Elmhurst crash leaves woman in critical condition after being thrown into roadway

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A car crash at at the intersection of 50th Avenue and 94th Street within the confines of the 110th Precinct left two women injured on the roadway on Monday, Oct. 17.

At approximately 4:13 p.m., police responded to a call where they found the two women: a 32-year-old with minor injuries and complaints of pain, and a 55-year-old with severe head trauma. According to police, both were taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Elmhurst, where the 32-year-old is reported to be in stable condition and the 55-year-old female remains in critical condition.

An investigation by the NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined that a 2013 Honda Pilot operated by a 35-year-old male was traveling westbound on 50th Avenue, approaching the intersection of 94th Street, when it stopped at the stop sign before proceeding through the intersection.

At the same time, a 2022 Jiajue gas-powered scooter, operated by the 32-year-old female with the 55-year-old female passenger, was traveling northbound on 94th Street, entering the intersection of 50th Avenue. The women collided with the front driver side fender of the man’s car, and as a result of the collision, both women were ejected and thrown to the pavement.

The operator of the Honda Pilot remained at the scene and was not injured. There are no arrests, and the investigation remains ongoing.