Driver killed, passenger injured when car crashes into tree on Staten Island

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STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK, NY – A driver was killed and a passenger injured when their car crashed on Staten Island Friday morning, according to the Staten Island Advance.

Driver killed in Staten Island crash

(Photo from Staten Island Advance)

The driver was identified as 31-year-old Nasreen Goondall, who lived in the Todt Hill Houses. Police said she was behind the wheel of a Nissan sedan near the intersection of Todt Hill Road and Four Corners Road when the accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. According to the NYPD, Goondall lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree.

Goondall was pronounced dead of her injuries at Staten Island University Hospital. A male passenger in her car was transported to the same hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. Police said the airbags had been deployed in the vehicle.

Todt Hill Road was shut down between Four Corners Road and Cromwell Circle while police were investigating the wreck.

Family members said Nasreen Goondall was the mother of two young children.

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