NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A driver critically injured a pedestrian in the Bronx on Friday night when he swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle and pinned her to a metal fence, according to police.
The crash took place at the intersection of Bronxdale Avenue and Cruger Avenue in Pelham Parkway just after 6:30 p.m.
When officers arrived, they found a 59-year-old woman with severe body trauma.
EMS rushed her to NYC Health & Hospitals/Jacobi in critical condition.
A preliminary investigation found a 45-year-old man driving a 2016 Lexus SUV swerved to avoid hitting a van stopped at the intersection and jumped the curb, hitting the woman from behind and pinning her to a fence.
The driver stayed on the scene, and the NYPD doesn’t suspect any criminal wrongdoing as of Saturday morning.
He was also brought to Jacobi for treatment and evaluation.
Police have not made any arrests, and the investigation into the crash is ongoing.