A 54-year-old woman was struck and killed by an intoxicated employee [man in the picture] at a car wash in Queens, New York, around 2 p.m. The employee had a blood alcohol reading well above the legal limit. The victim was standing nearby when the worker exiting the car wash bay in a 2011 Jeep Liberty hit her. After striking the woman, the worker also went on to hit a parked vehicle before coming to a rest.
The woman died at a local hospital after suffering severe body trauma. The woman’s daughter was with her at the time of the accident.
The employee who hit her has been charged with vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, and driving while ability impaired.