BRONX, NY – One person was killed and two others injured in a motorcycle accident in the Bronx on Wednesday afternoon, according to a report in the Daily News.
The incident took place in the area of Pelham Parkway North and Williamsbridge Road in the Allerton section of the borough.
Police said a 72-year-old woman was walking across Pelham Parkway at about 4:30 p.m. when she was struck by the driver of a purple Yamaha motorcycle. The impact caused the woman to be thrown about 30 feet from the crosswalk, and a 17-year-old girl walking along the sidewalk was hit by debris from the accident. The motorcyclist, a 44-year-old man, was ejected from the bike.
The two pedestrians and the motorcycle rider were all taken to Jacobi Hospital. The woman who was initially hit by the motorcycle was pronounced dead. Her identity was not immediately released.
The motorcyclist and the teenager girl were both reported to be in stable condition.
The New York Police Department is continuing to investigate the fatal crash.
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