Victim in wrong-way LIE crash in Queens dies

July 23, 2010 4:30:20 AM PDT
The victim of a wrong-way crash on the Long Island Expressway in Queens died Thursday.Authorities say 64-year-old John Rey, of Greenlawn, was driving an airport shuttle van when a suspected drunk driver plowed into him head on.

Rey had been in critical condition since the accident on July 5.

Charges against the suspected drunk driver, 30-year-old Dave Richards, are expected to be upgraded.

Police say Richards' blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.


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