Brooklyn, NY (December 12, 2020) – A hit-and-run driver fleeing the scene of a fender bender hit and killed a 53-year-old woman as she was crossing the street on Wednesday, December 9th.
The accident took place at about around 10:15 a.m., at the intersection of E. 55th Street and Glenwood Road in East Flatbush when 22-year-old Michael Rajpaul crashed his 2008 Hyundai into a black BMW and then fled down E. 55th St in the wrong direction.
The owner of the BMW, a 44-year-old male, followed Rajpaul who attempted to outrun him by making several turns at a high rate of speed.
As Rajpaul hurried away, he hit a 53-year-old woman as she crossed the street near Glenwood Road.
Paramedics transported the unidentified woman to Kings County Hospital. She was pronounced dead a short while later.
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