QUEENS — One driver is dead and another taken into custody after a T-bone collision at a major Queens intersection early Friday, the NYPD said.
Police said the deadly crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Union Turnpike and Parsons Boulevard in the Hillcrest area.
A 52-year-old man was driving southbound on Parsons Boulevard when he was T-boned at the intersection by a 22-year-old man driving eastbound on Union Turnpike, authorities said.
The driver struck was rushed to a nearby hospital where eh was pronounced dead, police said.
According to a spokesperson for the NYPD, the other driver was taken into custody for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, however there were no arrests or charges as of 7 a.m.
Police said it was not immediately clear which driver ran the light.
The victim's identity has not been released.
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