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Queens, NY – Man Identified in Fiery Crash After Drag Racing

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Written by: Michael A. Rose and Gregory Hach

Queens, NY – Man Identified in Fiery Crash After Drag Racing

Posted on Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 10:13 pm    

Queens, NY (October 21, 2018) – A Queens drag racer was killed in a fiery crash that took place this morning, October 21 after he slammed his vehicle into a pole. Police investigated and identified the driver, who had allegedly been drag racing at the time of the accident.

The accident happened around midnight this morning when the driver of a black Honda was traveling at high speeds and slammed into a traffic light pole around the area of Review Avenue and Van Dam Street in Sunnyside. Police have since identified him as a local drag racer named “Mello.”

Mello’s vehicle was twisted and torn apart from the accident. Police said that he was killed at the scene of the incident.

Police are investigating exactly how the accident took place at this time.

New York Fatal Accident 

Queens, NY – Man Identified in Fiery Crash After Drag RacingHave you lost someone close to you in a serious accident and you are unsure of where to turn in your time of need? We wish to first extend our condolences to the family and friends of the man who lost his life in this serious accident. We hope that you will be able to move forward at this time.

If you have lost someone close to you in a car accident, you might have the right to bring what is known as a wrongful death claim. These claims can be especially helpful if you have found that the finances involved in a fatal car accident are piling up against you. You have many rights in your case such as compensation for medical bills your loved one incurred, lost wages, funeral costs, and more. At Hach & Rose, we don’t want you to feel as if you are alone during this difficult time. Do not hesitate to reach us for more information at 212-779-0057. We are waiting to hear from you.


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