Police Say NYC Taxi Driver Dead After Crashing Into Pole On Kings Hwy

Police say NYC taxi driver dead after crashing into pole on Kings Hwy. Photo: Shimon Gifter 03.03.2019

Brooklyn NYPD confirmed a New York City taxi driver is dead after he suffered a heart attack and crashed into a pole.

Police say 62-year-old Ilya Sukholinskyv crashed his yellow taxi into a light pole on Kings Highway and E.15th Street in Brooklyn at about 11:15 p.m. Sunday.

He was transported to a hospital by Hatzolah ambulance where he was pronounced dead.

No pedestrians or other vehicles were hit.

Police are still investigating.


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