Pedestrian killed, cyclist injured after being struck by Porsche in Queens

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CORONA, Queens -- A pedestrian was killed and a cyclist was injured after a Porsche struck them causing a multi-vehicle crash in Queens Thursday evening.

The accident involving three vehicles and a bike happened just before 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Long Island Expressway Service Road at Junction Boulevard.

Police say a black Porsche was speeding down Horace Harding Expressway service road when the driver lost control and jumped onto the sidewalk, striking a pedestrian and cyclist. The Porsche continued down Junction Boulevard and crashed into two cars that were waiting at the traffic light.

The pedestrian, a 21-year-old  woman, was taken to the hospital with severe head trauma, police say. She was pronounced dead.

The cyclist, a 26-year-old woman, was taken to Elmhurst Hospital and listed in critical condition, officials say.

Junction Boulevard is closed at Horace Harding Boulevard until further notice.

The driver of the Porsche fled the scene. He is described as a man in his 50s and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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Scene of a multi-vehicle crash in Queens that critically injured two people. (Photo: Ayana Harry/PIX11 News)

Scene of a multi-vehicle crash in Queens that critically injured two people. (Photo: Ayana Harry/PIX11 News)