73-year-old man fatally struck by vehicle while attempting to cross Central Avenue in Far Rockaway, New York

Modified Date: 
Sun, 03/20/2022 - 2:29pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, March 19, 2022

73-year-old man in wheelchair struck and killed by box truck in Far Rockaway, Queens

Officers responded to a call about a pedestrian being struck by a box truck around 9:15 a.m. in the Far Rockaways neighborhood of Queens.

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Surveillance video captured near the intersection shows the man trying to cross the street while the truck waits at a red light. The truck then pulls ahead, running over the man and dragging him some distance before coming to a stop.

Roadway: 
Central Avenue