A 23 woman died in a car accident in New York City on Sunday morning. 6 other people were also injured in the accident. The deceased victim, Desray Leroy and all the other people injured in the accident were riding in the same car. They were celebrating the 21st birthday of Stephany Leroy, the sister of the victim according to ABC7 NY. They were coming back from a club and the 7 of them were packed in a 2004 Audi 6 sedan. The car’s maximum capacity is 5 people. Desray Leroy was sitting on the lap of one of the passengers. They were driving North on 120th Street in South Ozone Park, Queens. As they arrived at the intersection of Linden Boulevard, the driver allegedly ignored the stop sign and struck a Honda Civic. The Audi then veered into a wall and then flipped over. The driver of the Civic, a 53 year old woman identified as Ray Mouton, was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle according to the NY Daily News. The 6 other passengers of the Audi were taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. The police are are still investigating the exact cause of the crash.
Picture: location of the accident, courtesy of Google Map