Two In Critical Condition Following Tractor And Vehicle Collision

Two men are in critical condition following a vehicle and tractor trailer collision on Monday night.

A vehicle and tractor trailer collided on Rockaway Boulevard.

A vehicle and tractor trailer collided on Rockaway Boulevard.

According to police reports, two men in a 2014 Dodge Charger were traveling westbound on Rockaway Boulevard when the vehicle struck an eastbound tractor trailer that was trying to make a left turn into Kennedy Airport’s Logistics Center on Rockaway Boulevard at approximately 6:30 p.m., leaving the Charger crushed beneath the trailer.

Photo Courtesy of NYPD

Photo Courtesy of NYPD

Both men were taken to Jamaica Hospital, where the 28-year-old passenger was listed in serious condition and the 23-year-old driver sustained head trauma, leaving him brain dead, police said.

The 62-year-old tractor-trailer driver is uninjured.

–Ariel Hernandez

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