The driver was heading the wrong direction on the service road of the Long Island Expressway in Woodside early Saturday morning.
That's when the suspect collided head on with a livery cab near 58th Road.
A 37-year-old man who was a passenger in the livery cab was killed.
The livery driver is in stable condition.
After the crash the suspect ran away, leaving behind an injured 44-year-old man in the passenger seat of the car.
That passenger is also in stable condition.