Woman, 26, fatally struck by taxi in Queens hit-and-run: police

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.

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