Reckless fool who threw rocks at cars on Queens expressway, injuring four people, still at large

Young man inset above Clearview Expressway in Queens
The suspect who threw rocks at vehicles traveling on the Clearview Expressway in Queens on March 16, 2024.
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Queens police are looking for the reckless fool who threw rocks from an overpass at vehicles traveling on an expressway below — leaving four people injured in the process.

The NYPD released images of the suspect behind the dangerous stunt, which occurred at about 2 a.m. on March 16 at the 39th Avenue overpass above the Clearview Expressway in Bayside.

Law enforcement sources said the miscreant tossed the rocks from the overpass at the passing vehicles. Ten vehicles, in all, were struck by the debris, with police reporting damages in excess of $5,000.

Clearview Expressway in Queens
The Clearview Expressway, looking southbound at the 39th Avenue overpass, from which the suspect threw rocks at passing vehicles.Photo via Google Maps

Meanwhile, the stunt also proved harmful for four people who suffered minor lacerations to the face and arms. They were treated at local hospitals.

The incident was reported to the 111th Precinct.

As shown in the images police provided, the suspect had bushy hair and wore a green t-shirt, dark-colored pants and white shoes.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on X (the platform formerly known as Twitter) @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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