Queens hit-and-run: Driver fatally strikes 2 men riding on moped

Two men riding on a moped were killed after they were struck by a vehicle in a NYC hit-and-run crash in Queens, the NYPD said.

The accident happened on Sunday just before 8:30 a.m. on 57th Avenue in Elmhurst.

According to police, a gray Volkswagen struck the moped with two men on it. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Multiple parked cars were also struck, police said.


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The driver of the Volkswagen fled on foot.