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Flushing Man Struck Dead While Crossing College Point Boulevard Saturday: NYPD

College Point Boulevard by Avery Avenue (Google)

Sept. 25, 2020 By Christian Murray

A 56-year-old pedestrian was struck dead by a BMW while crossing College Point Boulevard on Saturday.

Lujan Quintero, a Flushing resident, was crossing midblock in the vicinity of Avery Avenue when he was hit by a northbound 2014 BMW sedan at around 9:10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19. The victim, according to police, was crossing the boulevard from west to east, outside of the marked crosswalks.

When the police arrived, Quintero was unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the roadway, with severe body trauma. EMS responded to the scene and transported him to New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.

There have been no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

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I cant emphasize how dangerous college point Blvd. is. This isn’t the first death due to cars driving recklessly here. I cross this Blvd. every night to get home from work, and I get a scare 95% of the time ! Cars speeding, not stopping in stop signs, pedestrian right away doesn’t exist in this Blvd. apparently.


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