Martina Sanchez Alcantara, 75, Dead In A Hit-And-Run Accident

Published on May 12, 2024, 11:59 pm
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On Friday, April 12, 2024, at approximately 0504 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a vehicle collision, involving a pedestrian at Grand Concourse and E. 164th Street, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Further investigation by the NYPD Highway District s Collision Investigation Squad determined a 2020 Volkswagen sedan was traveling southbound on Grand Concourse and struck the pedestrian, a 75-year-old female, who was crossing Grand Concourse at E. 164th Street from east to west in the crosswalk with the pedestrian signal in her favor.

The sedan fled the scene.

EMS responded and pronounced the pedestrian deceased on scene.    

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Martina Sanchez Alcantara
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10451

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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