Woman dies of injuries after being hit by car while crossing a Bronx street: NYPD

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A woman died of her injuries yesterday after she was hit by a car while crossing a Bronx street.

Police say that at 7:08 p.m. on Feb. 24, the NYPD responded to a 911 call regarding a pedestrian struck at Sampson Avenue and East Tremont Avenue. upon their arrival, officers found a 59-year-old woman lying on the roadway, unconscious and unresponsive, with trauma to her head.

EMS rushed the victim to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi, where she was later pronounced dead. Her identity is being withheld 

An investigation found that a driver of a 2009 Mazda 3 sedan was traveling southbound on East Tremont Avenue when they struck the victim, who was crossing Sampson Avenue. The driver remained at the scene following the collision.

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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