The Homicide Squad is investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 2:04 am in Elmont.
According to Detectives, Fifth Precinct Officers responded to an auto accident in front of 272 Elmont Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 2014 BMW sedan on its side. The investigation determined the vehicle was driving southbound on Elmont Road when it struck a parked car which caused it to roll over and strike a utility pole. The female passenger, 33, was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. She was pronounced deceased by hospital staff a short while later. The driver, Kwesi Williams, 40, of 22109 112th Avenue, Queens Village, was also injured and transported to an area hospital. After a further investigation the defendant, Kwesi Williams, was placed into custody.
Kwesi Williams has been charged with Manslaughter 2nd Degree, Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd Degree and Driving While Intoxicated. He will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide 12/03/21/1535/8970