MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, NY – Two women were struck and killed by vehicles in separate pedestrian accidents in Manhattan Monday morning, reports amNY.
One of the incidents occurred in the area of Third Avenue and East 76th Street on the Upper East Side shortly after 6:30 a.m. According to the NYPD, the driver of an Audi sedan was making a turn from East 76th Street onto Third Avenue when she struck a 51-year-old woman who was crossing the street. The pedestrian was found unresponsive, and was pronounced dead after being transported to Lenox Hill Hospital. The driver of the Audi, a 59-year-old woman, was not hurt and remained at the scene after the crash.
The other incident took place on the Upper West Side, at the corner of West 93rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. Investigators determined that the driver of a Nissan van was making a turn at the intersection when he struck a 43-year-old woman. She was later pronounced dead at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital. The driver, a 45-year-old man, stayed at the scene and was not hurt.
The identities of both victims were not immediately released, and the collisions are under investigation by the NYPD.
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