An unidentified woman was killed after being struck by a motorist under the Rockaway Freeway at Beach 59 Street.
An unidentified woman died on Thursday morning when she was struck crossing the Rockaway Freeway at Beach 59 Street, police sources say.
On September 29, at approximately 6:08 a.m., police patrol units from the 100 Precinct responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian struck in the vicinity of Rockaway Freeway and Beach 59 Street. Upon arrival, the officers found a 36-year-old woman lying on the roadway with trauma to her body.
EMS responded and transported the woman to Jamaica Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries the following day.
Citywide police sources say that their investigation found that a 2014 Toyota Camry, being operated by a 29-year-old unidentified male, was traveling westbound on Rockaway Freeway passing Beach 59 Street when he struck the woman, who had walked onto the roadway.
The investigation is ongoing by the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad. To date, no criminality has been identified in the accident.
The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification, sources said.