A rushing driver was killed Monday when he crashed his automobile in East Harlem — inflicting it to flip over and fling him from the moonroof, based on cops.
Joseph Edlawn, 34, was heading north “at an obvious excessive fee of velocity” on the Harlem River Drive round 1:40 a.m. when he tried to take the East one hundred and twenty fifth Avenue exit, authorities mentioned.
As Edlawn continued whizzing down the exit ramp, his automobile slammed into the curb, inflicting it to overturn, police mentioned.
The automobile rolled over a number of instances, crossing into the northbound Second Avenue ramp to the parkway, earlier than lastly touchdown on its roof, police mentioned.
Edlawn, who didn’t have his seatbelt mounted, was ejected from the moonroof because the automobile flipped, police mentioned.
Responding officers discovered him with trauma throughout his physique, and EMS rushed him to Harlem Hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless.
His 28-year-old passenger — whose seat belt was mounted — escaped practically unscathed, solely struggling some minor scrapes.
She was taken to Harlem Hospital in secure situation.
The NYPD’s Freeway Collision Investigation Squad is probing the crash.