1 dead in Springfield Gardens 2-car collision

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Saturday, August 8, 2015
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SPRINGFIELD GARDENS (WABC) -- Three people were hurt and one was killed in a car accident in Springfield Gardens early Saturday morning.

Around 2:15 a.m., a 2013 Land Rover was eastbound on South Conduit Avenue and collided with the driver side of a 2012 Nissan Rouge, which had stopped facing north at the 177 Street intersection. The Land Rover slid into a parked car which was unoccupied. Both the parked car and the Nissan were damaged.

The 20-year-old man driving a Land Rover is stable. His passenger, Lamont C. Smart Jr., 21, of Queens, was killed. The driver of the second car involved, a 46-year-old man in the Nissan and a 50-year-old woman who was in the car are both stable with minor injuries.

No one has been arrested and the investigation is ongoing.

All of the victims were taken to Jamaica Hospital.