Female pedestrian struck by marked police car in the Bronx, in serious condition

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Woman in serious condition after beng struck by police cruiser
Lucy Yang has the latest details after a woman struck by a police cruiser in the Bronx.

PELHAM PARKWAY, Bronx (WABC) -- A woman is in serious condition after being struck by a marked police car in the Bronx Monday afternoon.

Police say the incident happened around 3:25 p.m. on Pelham Parkway South and Wallace Avenue.

They say a female pedestrian in her 30's was struck by a marked police car.

The NYPD says the marked car was responding a false report of shots fire and was heading to the Throgs Neck Bridge, where another NYPD vehicle called for backup.

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The female victim was taken to Jacobi Medical Center. She is in serious, but stable condition.

Due to the crash, all Queens bound lanes on the Throgs Neck Bridge were closed earlier Monday, but have since reopened.

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