NEW YORK (TIP): A woman was hospitalized in critical condition after she was slammed by a hit-and-run driver in the Bronx on Thursday, November 19, police said.
The woman was hit on Westchester Ave. near Pilgrim Ave. in Pelham Bay at 4:39 p.m., cops said.
She was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center in grave condition, cops said. The driver fled the scene, cops said.
A vehicle description was not immediately available.
The NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad was called to the scene to probe the crash.
The crash came in the midst of a ten-day NYPD crackdown on dangerous drivers in the city.
On Wednesday, a man and a woman were killed in Brooklyn just blocks apart from each other in separate traffic crashes, cops said. Both victims were pedestrians.