Livery cab slams into Bronx storefront, 1 dead

(Courtesy Jibril Suraju)

April 22, 2011 5:27:32 AM PDT
A woman was killed when a livery cab jumped the curb and crashed into a Bronx storefront window.

Police say 61-year-old Carmen Ahmed of the Bronx was struck while walking on the sidewalk and was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Six other people were injured - the car's driver and two passengers and three people inside the store. They were hospitalized in stable condition.

The accident happened just before 3 p.m. Thursday at Bainbridge Avenue and East Fordham Road.

Police did not say what caused the accident.