QUEENS: Mercedes Crashes Taxi & Building

JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens (1.20.19) – A two-vehicle collision injured 3 people around 2 am, Sunday, at 69th St & 34th Ave, within the confines of the 115th Precinct. Initial 911 calls reported people trapped in the vehicle but no one was trapped upon arrival of first responders. According to the taxi’s passenger, who refused medical treatment, the white Mercedes was traveling at a high rate of speed when he ran the red light, colliding with the green taxi, and finally crashing into some fencing of a building under construction. 3 people were injured and transported to an area hospital | by Adam Balhetchet