March 21, 2016 Staff Report
A high-speed crash on the Grand Central Parkway near 100th Street left one dead and two injured, according to police.
Police responded to the collision on Sunday night at 10:55 p.m. They found the driver, a 42-year-old male and the front passenger, a 46-year-old male, both unconscious and unresponsive. A 37-year-old female was injured but conscious in the backseat.
EMS transported the driver and front passenger to Elmhurst Hospital, where the driver was pronounced deceased. The passenger was in critical condition and likely to die from his injuries, according to the NYPD.
The female passenger was removed to New York Presbyterian Hospital in critical condition, but not likely to die, according to police.
The NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad investigated the crash and determined that the driver lost control while traveling at a high speed.
The vehicle crossed over the guardrail and hit the 100th Street concrete bridge support, according to police.
The investigation is ongoing.
Police have not yet released the identity of the deceased.