Accident in Queens Leaves 5 Dead Early This Morning
At around 3am this morning, a Mercedes Benz SUV carrying eight people was traveling fast down Atlantic Avenue near the Van Wyck Expressway. The car suddenly struck a beam for the AirTrain to JFK International Airport and spun out of control, flipping the SUV on its side. Immediately after, the vehicle burst into flames and responders who arrived soon after found the Benz on its passenger side and in flames.
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