Driver charged in woman's death in Gowanus car fire

RED HOOK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A driver accused of catching a cab moments after a deadly car accident in Brooklyn is now charged with murder.

Saeed Ahmad, 23, is charged with depraved indifference murder and vehicular homicide.

Cellphone video of the fiery crash on the Gowanus Expressway shows Ahmad leaving the scene after hailing a taxi.
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Police say the driver hailed a cab in the middle of the highway while his girlfriend burned to death in car fire



Police say he left behind a passenger, 25-year-old Harleen Grewal, who was trapped and died.
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