John Boisseau, 37, of Sound Beach was driving on the Long Island Expressway when he lost control of his vehicle, veered off the road and struck a tree near exit 55 in Brentwood around 2 a.m. Friday, police said.
Police were searching Sunday night for a suspect who set a car on fire, and is also suspected in several trash fires, in the Sunnyside section of Queens.
The truck was fully engulfed in flames and thick black smoke could be seen coming up from the bridge.
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An 80-year-old woman’s car caught fire after she drove into a utility pole that collapsed and caused an electrical fire on Long Island on Saturday afternoon, police said.
The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.
Police are looking for answers after a fatal car fire in Queens. Firefighters put out the flames before finding a person in the rear seat of the vehicle. The victim died a short time later.