SUV driver plows into 71-year-old woman, killing her, while fleeing police on NYC street

An SUV driver fleeing from police slammed into a 71-year-old girl, killing her, as she was crossing a street along with her daughter in Brooklyn on Thursday night time, in keeping with witnesses and police sources.

The sufferer’s 44-year-old daughter was additionally struck and injured by the blue Mazda CX-5 with Massachusetts license plates at Eldert Street and Knickerbocker Avenue in Bushwick round 5 p.m., police and sources mentioned.

The driver of the Mazda was fleeing police when he hit the two women, witnesses said.
The driver of the Mazda was fleeing police when he hit the 2 ladies, witnesses mentioned. David Burns/FD4D

The older girl was rushed to Wyckoff Hospital, the place she succumbed to her accidents, cops mentioned.

Her daughter was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in steady situation.

After crashing into the victims, the driver, who sported a ponytail, fled from the scene on foot towards the Halsey Street subway station, however it’s unclear if he went underground, the NYPD mentioned.

He was additionally sporting a blue t-shirt and blue denims, in keeping with preliminary data from police.

Surveillance footage obtained by The Post reveals the blue SUV rushing east on Eldert Street via the intersection and practically hit a pink automotive touring on Knickerbocker Street as a police automotive trails just a few seconds behind.

A witness additionally mentioned she noticed a police automotive chasing after the Mazda main as much as the crash.

One of the women, 71, was killed in the crash.
One of the ladies, 71, was killed within the crash. David Burns/FD4D

“It was very fast when the police was chasing, this vehicle was very fast,” Sandra Villaman mentioned as she pointed to the crashed Mazda.

“I saw the two ladies on the floor,” the lady mentioned, including first responders tried to resuscitate her on the scene.

The proprietor of a white van that was hit by the Mazda within the hit-and-run described the scene as “sad and painful” when he heard a crash and exited his condominium constructing. 

No arrests have been made.
No arrests have been made. David Burns/FD4D

“I came out and saw that my van was pressed against the tree and I just ran over here and when I ran over here the ladies were on the floor,” witness Rodrigo Gonzalez mentioned.

“One of them was convulsing … they were doing CPR on the older woman and the man had already run away.”

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