Fatal Wrong-Way Accident on the Long Island Expressway

Police say a livery cab was struck by a car driving the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway early Saturday morning, fatally injuring the cab's passenger.

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    Police say a livery cab was struck by a car driving in the wrong lane on the Long Island Expressway early Saturday morning, fatally injuring the cab's passenger.

    The 2002 Chrysler struck the cab head-on while driving on the service road near the 69th Lane exit in Queens.
    The passenger had a heart attack, and was pronounced dead on the scene.
    The wrong-way driver fled, but was found three blocks away from the accident.
    Police are continuing to investigate the accident.