Bronx, NY (June 18, 2020) – A serious collision, involving a vehicle and several pedestrians, was caught on dashcam video Wednesday afternoon, June 17th. The incident happened at the intersection of East Fordham Road and Jerome Avenue in the Fordham section of the Bronx.
According to authorities, a speeding vehicle went through the intersection and struck several pedestrians, including a bicyclist, who were crossing the street. The vehicle then crashed on a sidewalk nearby the intersection and emergency officials were dispatched to the scene.
A total of seven people were hurt in the incident and all injuries were reported as non-life-threatening. The 43-year-old driver of the vehicle was taken into custody and charges are currently pending.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
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