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.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011  |  Updated 10:10 AM EDT
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Fatal Wrong-Way Accident on LIE

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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.

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