NYPD: One woman dead, another injured in hit-and-run in Bushwick

The suspect is described as a man wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans with a ponytail.

News 12 Staff

May 10, 2024, 12:14 AM

Updated 16 days ago

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Police are searching for the driver of a blue Mazda CX5 that struck two women in Bushwick, killing one of them.
According to the NYPD, the incident took place just after 5 p.m. at the corner of Elder Street and Knickerbocker Avenue. They say a 71-year-old woman was struck and died. A 44-year-old woman was also struck and is expected to be OK.
The operator of the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Elder Street and fled on foot, leaving the vehicle at the scene. The suspect is described as a man wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans with a ponytail.
Stay tuned with News 12 for this developing story.


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