the Van Wyck Expressway

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Jamaica »

Police Arrest ATV and Dirt Bike Riders Who Caused Chaos on Van Wyck

The bikers drove the wrong way, ditched some of their vehicles and led police on a cat-and-mouse chase.

Jamaica »

Best Spots to Take Your Date in Jamaica

The neighborhood has several parks and restaurants ideal for a romantic get-together.

Briarwood »

Change Could Be Next Stop for 'Briarwood/Van Wyck' Subway Station Name

Briarwood residents say their station’s name — Briarwood/Van Wyck Blvd — is confusing.

Jamaica »

Man Hit and Killed Running Through Traffic on Van Wyck, Police Say

A man was run over and killed trying to cross the Van Wyck Expressway in Jamaica on Sunday.

Briarwood »

Victim of Fatal Briarwood Accident Was Flung Off Moving Car: Court Docs

Prosecutors also said that the victim, Latrisha Been, had an argument with the driver, Carl Alvear.

Briarwood »

Driver Charged in Woman's Hit-and-Run Death on Van Wyck Expressway

A woman was killed by a van that struck her on the Van Wyck, police said.

Sheepshead Bay »

Car Accidents Kill Four in Just Over 24 Hours Across New York City

Three of the victims were pedestrians hit by motorists, cops said.

Jamaica »

Grandmother Dies in Queens Fire, Cops Say

A fire in Jamaica killed Trinidad native Josephine Humphrey, officials said.

Briarwood »

New Briarwood Subway Entrance Slated To Open in Fall

Transit officals say the new entrance will improve subway access.

South Ozone Park »

Brooklyn Dad and Reggaeton Artist Killed in Van Wyck Motorcycle Accident

Rodolfo Wellington lost control of his Honda CBR and slammed into a Van Wyck guardrail, cops said.

Flushing »

Two Hurt When Taxi Overturns on Long Island Expressway Ramp

The taxi was heading from the Van Wyck Expressway to the Long Island Expressway when it flipped.

New York City »

Thanksgiving Rush Unleashes Travel Chaos in New York

Roadways like the Grand Central Parkway and Van Wyck Expressway could have up to 90-minute delays. 

Kew Gardens »

Heavy Rains Briefly Close Roads and Highways in Queens

Parts of the Grand Central Parkway, Van Wyck and LIE were briefly washed out by heavy rains.

Van Nest »

Bronx Family Devastated by Deadly Queens Crash

Most of the victims in the fatal crash lived in the same home, police said.

South Ozone Park »

Cops Find Missing 5-Year-Old Boy in South Ozone Park

Zackary Nazario was found walking on Rockaway Boulevard, about 18 blocks from home, police say.