NYC Mother Dies After Being Pinned Between 2 Cars In Hit-And-Run Crash


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The family of a Queens woman is grieving after she died following a horrific Mothers' Day hit-and-run crash.

Florence Ngwu passed away Sunday (May 8) after a reportedly stolen truck crashed into a car in South Jamaica, pinning the 49-year-old mother between two cars in front of her home around 8:30 a.m.

Ngwu died at a nearby hospital, her niece confirmed to multiple outlets.

"This is the third time and they weren't able to revive her," Ngwu's niece, identified as Nnenna B, told The New York Post Monday (May 9). "We're all just devastated," she said, adding the family members are "in shock, grief –– everything seems surreal."

Florence Ngwu was a nurse and mother of four, CBS 2 News reported. "A very strong woman. She was just a fighter," her niece told the outlet.

The crash took place at 167th Street and 120th Avenue when a reportedly stolen Ford F-550 crashed into a car that neighbors say belonged to Ngwu's daughter.

Surveillance footage obtained by CBS 2 News apparently shows Ngwu and her daughter approaching the driver who hits several more parked cars before making a U-turn on the dead-end street.

Ngwu's daughter can be heard yelling for her mother as she was pinned between the cars, harrowing footage of the incident obtained by The Post shows.

According to CBS 2 News, police located the truck not far away from the scene on 108th Avenue and 164th Place. Surveillance footage shows the driver walking away.

NYPD confirmed Monday (May 9) that no arrests have been made in the fatal incident.

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