Manhattan, NY (July 13, 2023) – A crash reported on the Upper East Side of Manhattan claimed one man’s life, according to local news sources.
At around 4:00 p.m. on July 12, the New York Police Department and firefighters were called to the scene of a crash on East 60th Street.
According to officials, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck collided with Volkswagen Jetta in the 100 block of the roadway. The man in the pickup truck exited his vehicle and was subsequently struck by a car.
The pedestrian, identified as 54-year-old Roberto Velez Alvarez, suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased after being transported to a local hospital.
The driver of the Volkswagen is currently facing charges due to this incident.
At this time, the crash is being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of Roberto Velez Alvarez.