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83-Year-Old Man Killed By School Bus in Middle Village

67th Drive and 73rd Place (Google)

Nov. 6, 2019. By Shane O’Brien

An 83-year-old man has died after he was fatally struck by a school bus in Middle Village this morning, according to the NYPD.

Bing Nuan Chen, of 74th Street, was hit by the yellow school bus at the intersection of 67th Drive and 73rd Place at 8:37 a.m., police said.

Chen was crossing the street on 67th Drive at the same that the school bus made a left turn from 73rd Place onto 67th Drive, resulting in the fatal collision.

EMS teams found the man unconscious and unresponsive and he was transported to NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst, where he was pronounced dead.

The 56-year-old female driver remained at the scene and no arrests have been made. The investigation remains ongoing by the NYPD’s Highway Patrol Collision Investigation Squad.

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Vision Zero HA!

For years now the residents of Old Middle Village have been complaining about 73 pl & 67 dr.
73 pl is a two way street with no lane divider ,speed bumps, curb cuts etc .
67 dr is another issue when traffic gets backed up on Metropolitan Ave the use 67 dr as and alternate road and they speed down that block during rush hour like the Indy 500. Blowing stops signs etc.
Some streets have not been paved or have painted cross walks ir stop signs in Old MV in over 25 years. When well we get some help there.
We have called 311, elected officials , DOT, Queens Borough president , NYPD , CB# 5 it falls on deaf ears .
Now someone was killed.
This is our elected official’s fault.
Vision Zero is a joke!


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