2 Critical After Bronx Hit-and-Run

Another victim is in critical condition

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    One pedestrian died and another was in critical condition after being hit by an SUV on Bruckner Boulevard in the Bronx Saturday

    Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident in the Bronx that left two people in critical condition early Saturday morning.

    A man and a woman were struck by a gray or white SUV while crossing on Bruckner Boulevard at White Plains Road at about 5:30 a.m., according to police.

    Witnesses told News 4 a BMW SUV sped through a yellow light, hit the victims and continued on to the Bruckner Expressway.

    "I saw one body fly but when I went to check over there, there were two people," said a witness.

    The victims, who are in their late teens or early 20s, were taken to Jacobi Hospital in critical condition.

    Police are reviewing surveillance video as part of their investigation.

     

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