According to multiple news reports, police have stated that Fortune Williams, a 14-year-old girl from New York City, has died after being thrown from a speeding car. The car was being driven by an unlicensed teenager who struck a parked UPS truck, causing a chain reaction crash.
The NYPD has reportedly confirmed that a fatal collision involving a minimum of three vehicles occurred on Wednesday evening at approximately 6:40 p.m. The incident took place in the Springfield Gardens area of Queens.
According to loved ones who created a GoFundMe page, the 14-year-old victim who lost their life has been identified as Fortune Williams.
According to family and law enforcement officials, Williams was a passenger in a BMW that was being driven by a 16-year-old boy with a learner’s permit who was reportedly traveling at a high speed. This information was reported by The Post.
According to reports, the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with a parked delivery truck. The impact caused the delivery truck to jump the curb and strike a UPS driver.
A high-speed BMW crash that resulted in the death of a girl has been captured in a wild video.
According to a witness who spoke with ABC7 NY, the car was reportedly traveling at a speed of approximately 90-100 mph. As per a video posted on the Citizen app, cited by the Post, the vehicle spun across the road and collided with the side of a tractor-trailer.
According to the Post, the NYPD reported that the driver sustained no significant injuries, whereas Williams was declared deceased at the location. Keisha Francis, the victim’s mother reportedly stated that she does not want to experience this.
The individual stated that they found a bracelet and are currently unable to sleep. A GoFundMe page has been created by loved ones to assist Williams’ mother with the expenses of the funeral.
According to the fundraiser, “The Yummy Fudge, or as they fondly called her, the good fortune, was an absolute delight of a child.” According to a source, the individual in question was described as possessing excellent manners and a strong work ethic.
Additionally, they were noted for their caring nature towards their siblings and for frequently sharing secrets during their interactions. With a demeanor brimming with adolescent humor and a radiance that only she could exude, she made quite the impression.
As per the fundraiser, it has been reported that Williams had aspirations of pursuing a career in the medical industry. In addition to her other interests, she had a passion for fashion and enjoyed assisting her mother in the kitchen.
The status of potential charges for the 16-year-old driver, who is currently in stable condition at a nearby hospital, is uncertain.
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