A speeding SUV struck a car carrying a woman and her 9-year-old daughter in Queens Sunday, killing the mother and critically injuring the little girl, police said.
Zaalika Rasool, 40, and her daughter were back-seat passengers in a 2010 Toyota Corolla that was hit by a BMW X5 that barreled through a stop sign near 115th Avenue and 130th Street in South Ozone Park around 5 p.m., investigators said.
Rasool's daughter was taken to Long Island Jewish Medical Center in critical condition, police said.
The mother and daughter were among four people in the Toyota, police said. One passenger, a 71-year-old man, was also taken to a hospital. The 47-year-old driver of the car was uninjured.
A passenger in the BMW was also taken to the hospital.
After the collision, the BMW struck three parked cars before it came to a stop, police said.
The BMW driver fled on foot and is still being sought by police.