QUEENS --An early morning fatal accident on the Van Wyck Expressway caused a commuting nightmare. The accident took place in Central Queens on the northbound Van Wyck right near CitiField near the LIE and the split for the Whitestone Expressway.
It appears a dump truck and Mercedes collided around 2:30 a.m.
Police say the driver and passenger were both pronounced dead at New York Hospital.
Only one lane was open for the morning commute causing massive backups.
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