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Two dead in separate hit and runs in Queens and Manhattan: cops

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Two people died after they were struck in two separate hit and runs in Queens and Manhattan on Thursday night.

At 10:04 p.m. on March 4, the NYPD responded to a call regarding an unconscious woman on South Conduit Avenue near Linden Boulevard in Queens. Upon their arrival, officers found the 24-year-old woman lying in the roadway with severe head trauma.

An investigation found that the victim was trying to cross South Conduit Boulevard when she was hit by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene.

The victim was rushed to Brookdale Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her identity is being withheld pending family notification.

In a separate incident, the NYPD responded to a call at 11:27 p.m. involving a pedestrian struck at the intersection of East 40th Street and 1st Avenue in Manhattan. Upon their arrival, officers found a 92-year-old man lying in the roadway with trauma to his head and body.

An investigation found that the man was trying to cross East 40th Street at the intersection when he was hit by an unknown dark-colored vehicle that was traveling northbound on 1st Avenue. The car fled the scene after striking the victim.

The victim was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue, where he was pronounced dead. His identity is being withheld pending family notification.

No arrests have been made in either incident. The investigations are ongoing.

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