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NYPD: Pedestrian Who Was Struck on Metropolitan Avenue on Jan. 18 Died Monday From Injuries


Feb. 1, 2018, By Christian Murray

A 63-year-old Forest Hills man died Monday nearly two weeks after he was struck by a car while crossing Metropolitan Avenue.

Hung Ngo, of 69th Road, was hit while attempting to cross Metropolitan Avenue at 70th Avenue on Jan. 18 at around 10:50 a.m., police said. The driver, an 81-year-old female, was operating a 2013 Toyota Corolla. She remained on the scene.

The victim was unconscious and unresponsive when EMS arrived. He was transported to Jamaica Hospital in serious condition. On Jan. 29. he succumbed to his injuries.

Ngo was struck while the driver attempted to make a left turn on Metropolitan Avenue from 70th Avenue, according to police. The driver has not been charged.

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