Sofia Gomez, 20, Deceased

Published on October 09, 2020, 7:10 pm
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On Monday, October 05, 2020, at approximately 1530 hours, in the vicinity of Wallace Avenue and Pelham Parkway, within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx, a marked NYPD Highway Unit 1 vehicle was responding with lights and sirens engaged to a 10-13 request for assistance transmitted by a separate Highway 3 unit on the Throgs Neck Bridge.

While responding to that call, the Highway 1 unit struck a female pedestrian, Black, in her early 20’s, at Wallace Avenue and Pelham Parkway.

The Highway 1 unit immediately requested EMS to the location and rendered aid.

The pedestrian was transported by EMS to Jacobi Hospital.

Two males were placed under arrest at the scene of the original call for help on the Throgs Neck Bridge and were transported to the 111th Precinct.

On Thursday, October 08, 2020, at approximately 1800 hours the pedestrian was pronounced deceased at Jacobi Hospital.

The deceased has been identified as follows.


Sofia Gomez
2102 Wallace Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462


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