Elderly woman fatally hit by van in Marine Park

MARINE PARK - Police say an elderly woman was fatally struck by a minivan in Marine Park Monday evening near the intersection of Avenue U and Hendrickson Street.

The 87-year-old woman was hit after two vehicles collided and one careened onto the sidewalk, police say. Emergency responders rushed the woman to Beth Israel Hospital, but she was pronounced dead on arrival.

One resident says the intersection near King's Plaza Shopping Center is especially dangerous and at least five accidents have occurred there recently.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A fast-moving fire killed five people, including three 1 3 children among victims in New York City house fire
The New York City nonprofit Guardian Angels stepped 2 Guardian Angels increase patrols in Coney Island
3 Neighborhood Brief for April 23
Suffolk fire officials say a house was gutted 4 House gutted by overnight fire in Oakdale
Fashion, Art, & Design held their seasonal pop-up 5 Pop-up marketplace features goods, art made in BK

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.