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.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks 1 VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks neighbors
Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 2 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 22 3 Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 22
Police have made an arrest in connection with 4 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
Witnesses say someone tried to snatch a baby 5 Witness: Suspect attempts to abduct baby from stroller

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

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.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE