You are reading

75-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Kew Gardens Hills Saturday

Jewel Avenue and 141st Avenue (Google Maps)

Sept. 23, 2019 By Allie Griffin

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car Saturday in Kew Gardens Hills.

On Sept. 21 at 9:18 p.m., 75-year-old Elou Rakhminov was crossing Jewel Avenue when a Nissan Sentra was traveling eastbound on Jewel Avenue toward 141st Avenue and hit him.

When police arrived at the scene, Rakhminov was unconscious and unresponsive. EMS arrived and transported him to New York Presbyterian Hospital – Queens, where he was pronounced dead.

The 30-year-old driver remained on the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Rakhminov was just blocks away from his home on 138th Street when he was killed.

email the author: [email protected]
No comments yet

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Op-ed: An urgent call for revising NY’s criminal justice reforms to protect public safety

Apr. 11, 2024 By Council Member Robert Holden

In 2019, the State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo embarked on a controversial overhaul of New York’s criminal justice system by enacting several laws, including cashless bail and sweeping changes to discovery laws. Simultaneously, the New York City Council passed laws that compounded these challenges, notably the elimination of punitive segregation in city jails and qualified immunity for police officers. These actions have collectively undermined public safety and constrained law enforcement effectiveness.