2004-01-30 / Front Page

Deadly Crash On Beach Channel Drive

By Brian Magoolaghan
Deadly Crash On Beach Channel Drive


The 2004 Nissan Maxima in which Breezy Point resident Scott Bambrick was killed sits at the 100 Precinct the day after the accident. Police are investigating the deadly three-car crash.The 2004 Nissan Maxima in which Breezy Point resident Scott Bambrick was killed sits at the 100 Precinct the day after the accident. Police are investigating the deadly three-car crash.

A 31-year-old Breezy Point man was killed last Friday night after he lost control of his speeding car, crossed into on-coming traffic and collided with two other vehicles on Beach Channel Drive, police said.

Scott Bambrick, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was reportedly not wear ing a seatbelt and was nearly thrown from his 2004 Nissan Maxima in the deadly accident.

Bambrick, of 486 Seabreeze Walk, was driving east on Beach Channel Drive near Beach 149 Street when he crossed into the westbound lanes. His car first collided with a Volkswagen driven by a 27-year-old New Jersey woman, and then with a Ford driven by a 19-year-old Rock away Beach man. Bambrick's car then jumped the curb - and landed on the shoulder of the road.

The driver of the VW was taken to Brookdale Hospital by EMS, while the driver of the Ford was un injured. Bambrick's body was tak en to Queens Hospital Center.

The accident, which happened at about 11:45 p.m., occurred on a section of road where drivers of ten exceed the 40 MPH speed limit.

Police, who are investigating the crash, made no arrests and is su ed no summonses. Bamb rick's vehicle, which was totaled, was equipped with dual-stage front air bags, driver and front passenger airbags, roof-mounted curtain side airbags, an energy absorbing steering column and high strength steel side-door beams.

Bambrick leaves behind his family, including his wife, Eliz abeth and a daughter, Isabelle.


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