Bruckner Blvd. pedestrian accidents stoke safety fears

A pair of recent pedestrian accidents on a dangerous stretch of Bruckner Boulevard has Bronx residents worried for their safety.Officials say three people were struck

THE BRONX - A pair of recent pedestrian accidents on a dangerous stretch of Bruckner Boulevard has Bronx residents worried for their safety.

Officials say three people were struck by cars in the intersection on two separate occasions within a few days.

Police say the first victim, 36-year-old Paul Lynch, was fatally struck by a gray Toyota Camry on Wednesday.

Officials say four days later, a 17-year-old boy and an unidentified woman were hit by a white or silver SUV that fled the scene. Both victims are in critical condition.

Police say the driver involved in the first accident has not been charged. Officials say they are still looking for the driver that hit the other two victims.

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