REGO PARK, Queens— A young woman has died after being struck by a taxi that fled the scene in Queens, police said Sunday.
Police responded to a call for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian at Queens Boulevard and 63rd Drive shortly after 4:00 p.m.
They arrived to find EMS administering CPR to a conscious 26-year-old woman at that location.
The victim, identified as Sherena Hundalani was transported to Elmhurst Hospital Center where she later died.
A preliminary investigation determined a taxi car hit Hundalani and fled the scene, police said.
A 55-year-old driver was apprehended just a block away from the scene on 62nd Drive and later released.
There are no arrests at this time.
The investigation remains ongoing.