Caught on Tape: New York Man Hails Cab While Date Burns to Death in Car Fire
Harleen Grewal was left to die in a car fire by her driver boyfriend after he hailed a cab when his car burst into flames, according to multiple media reports. The shock cellphone footage was captured by an eyewitness and later sent to ABC 7.
SHOCK: Driver in fiery Brooklyn crash hailed cab as girlfriend died in burning car pic.twitter.com/iwNy7cO7zo
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ABC 7 reports:
A woman’s body was found in a car after a fiery crash on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn Friday morning, and authorities say the driver — believed to be a man she was dating — hailed a cab in the middle of the highway while she burned to death.
The car was found facing eastbound in the westbound lanes between Hamilton Avenue and Prospect Expressway just after 4 a.m.
The 2007 Infiniti G35 was fully on fire.
When firefighters put out the flames, they found a badly burned woman in the passenger seat. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
She was later identified as 25-year-old Harleen Grewal, of Astoria.
The suspect, Ahmed, has been charged with criminally negligent homicide,manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident, speeding and aggravated unlicensed operator. Ahmed has yet to issue a statement, nor has a court date been set.