NEW YORK – Police say a taxi hurtled onto a sidewalk and hit four people waiting at a New York City bus stop, killing a man and a 5-year-old girl and injuring two other people.
It happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday on Grand Concourse near 170th Street, near the Highbridge section of the Bronx.
Authorities say 25-year-old Kadeem Brown died at the scene while 5-year-old Tierre Clark was pronounced dead at a hospital. A 55-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition and a 39-year-old woman is in stable condition.
Police say the cab driver was driving on a service road travel lane on the Grand Concourse when he struck a parked car, causing minor injuries to the woman driving it, before jumping the curb and hitting the pedestrians. The cab driver was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.