Felipe Avila killed by hit & run driver in 3 car crash on Staten Island.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:17am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Victim was driving early on New Year's Day when other motorist ran stop sign and plowed into his Toyota Celica and a parked car before running off on foot, police say

A 29 year old man was killed after a hit-and-run driver blew a stop sign and crashed into his car early Wednesday in Staten Island, cops said.

Felipe Avila was driving a 1996 Toyota Celica north along Lafayette Ave. in New Brighton when a white 2003 Volvo S80 going east on Cassidy Place didn’t stop and slammed into him just after 5 a.m. Wednesday, cops said. The Volvo’s driver then slammed into a parked Dodge SUV.

The driver stopped only to ditch his ride and run away.

Avila died en route to Richmond University Medical Center, cops said.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Felipe Avila
Roadway: 
Lafayette Ave.

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