2 elderly women hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash at De Reimer, Pitman avenues in Wakefield

Two elderly pedestrians remain in the hospital following a multi-vehicle crash in Wakefield. It happened at around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the corner of De

Authorities say that an 81-year-old is in critical condition, while a  77-year-old is stable.

Authorities say that an 81-year-old is in critical condition, while a 77-year-old is stable. (6/25/13)

THE BRONX - Two elderly pedestrians remain in the hospital following a multi-vehicle crash in Wakefield.

It happened at around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the corner of De Reimer and Pitman avenues. Witnesses say that a speeding car managed to strike two SUVs, and two women, ages 81 and 77, who were standing on the sidewalk.

Authorities say that the 81-year-old is in critical condition at Jacobi Medical Center, while the 77-year-old is in stable condition at Montefiore Medical Center.

A 29-year-old man behind the wheel of the car involved has been taken into police custody, and charges against him are pending.
 

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