72-year-old woman killed, teen injured after being struck by motorcyclist in the Bronx

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Thursday, March 23, 2023
Woman killed, teen hurt after being struck by motorcyclist
A 72-year-old woman was killed and a 17-year-old girl was injured after being struck by a motorcyclist on Pelham Parkway in the Bronx.

PELHAM PARKWAY, Bronx (WABC) -- Three people were rushed to hospital following a deadly motorcycle crash in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon.

The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. at Pelham Parkway and Williamsbridge Road.

Police say a 44-year-old man on a motorcycle struck a 72-year-old woman as she was crossing Pelham Parkway.

The driver then lost control of the motorcycle and struck a 17-year-old girl standing on the sidewalk.

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All three victims were taken to Jacobi Hospital.

The 72-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the hospital. The teen and motorcyclist are expected to survive.

The investigation is ongoing.


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