2 drivers hospitalized after vehicle collision in Queens

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Monday, December 25, 2023
Surveillance video captures moment 2 cars collide in Queens
Josh Einiger is live at the scene with the latest.

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens (WABC) -- Two drivers are in the hospital after a collision in Queens Sunday afternoon.

The crash happened just after 1 p.m. at Peck Avenue and Utopia Parkway in Fresh Meadows, Queens.

A 20-year-old man is in serious condition and a 72-year-old woman is in critical condition after the crash. Both of the drivers were taken to a local hospital.

The man was driving a BMW, and the woman was driving a Lexus. Surveillance video captured the moment the BMW T-boned the Lexus.

An investigation is underway, and police say the driver of the BMW may have been speeding.

Residents say that cars are always speeding in the area where the crash occurred.

"This area, this intersection, is prone. A lot of people trying to cross Utopia Parkway with so much traffic, I feel like there's always been a need for light," one resident said.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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