Police: Vehicle strikes multiple pedestrians after dispute, stabbing in the Bronx
Pedestrians were struck by a vehicle near Baychester Avenue after a dispute turned violent in the Bronx on Tuesday.
Police say they responded to a call regarding an assault around 2:30 p.m. near 850 Baychester Ave.
Police say when officers arrived, they encountered a 17-year-old man with lacerations to his torso and an additional seven to eight individuals with minor injuries.
The 17-year-old is in stable condition at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, according to police.
The FDNY says EMS treated a total of seven patients who were all transported to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi.
Police say a group of men inside a 2005 BMW SUV got into a verbal dispute with another group of men that were standing outside of 850 Baychester Ave.
Police say one of those men, who was on the sidewalk, stabbed the 17-year-old who was in the passenger’s seat of the BMW.
The 17-year-old got out of the vehicle and sought refuge inside the school, according to police.
The man driving the BMW tried to hit the group on the sidewalk, according to police. After this, they say he collided with a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser that was traveling southbound on Baychester Avenue.
Police say the driver of the Chrysler remained at the scene and was among those injured during the incident.
The driver of the BMW got out of the vehicle and fled the scene, according to police.
No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.