Fatal rollover of luxurious BMW left a young man dead in Queens, New York

A 25-year-old driver died after crashing into a sidewalk in Queens (NYC) and flipping his luxury new BMW car, New York police reported.

The victim, identified as Tao Wu, was heading west on 37th Street in Flushing when for unknown reasons hit the sidewalk near Parsons Blvd. around 9:50 p.m. on Sunday. The impact caused his black 2022 BMW car to roll over.

Doctors rushed Wu to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens, but were unable to save him. He was about a mile from his home when he crashed. No one else was injured in the crash, he said. Daily News.

This year has been disastrous on New York asphalt in all five boroughs. From January 1 to July 31, some 150 people died in road accidents, according to the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT). Particularly there is a 129% increase in hit and run incidents.

In addition to gun violence, traffic accidents are another big challenge for Mayor Eric Adams. This despite “Vision Zero” (Vision Zero), traffic safety plan created in 2014 by then-new mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised to make the city safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists, with a goal of zero deaths by 2024.

New York City had already experienced in April a 35% increase in traffic accidents, alerted NYPD. At the end of that month there was a tragic streak to an average of one person killed by being run over every day.

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