On Sunday, December 12, 2021, at approximately 0951 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian, struck by a vehicle at the intersection of W. 170th Street and Jerome Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
A preliminary investigation determined that a 67-year-old female was attempting to cross Jerome Avenue, when she was struck by a 2015 Nissan Minivan, traveling southbound on Jerome Avenue.
The victim was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.
The 39-year-old male operator of the vehicle remained at the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10452
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.