Jessy Edwards

Woman Hit by MTA Bus While Crossing Street in Brooklyn Dies: NYPD

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News 4 New York

What to Know

  • The woman in her 70s who was hit by an MTA bus in Brooklyn Thursday morning has passed away, police say
  • The woman was crossing Stilwell Ave at Bay Parkway in Bensonhurst about 8:08 a.m. when the B6 bus struck her, according to police
  • Police said the bus remained on scene and the woman was initially taken to Maimonides in critical condition

The woman in her 70s who was hit by an MTA bus in Brooklyn Thursday morning has passed away, police say.

The woman was crossing Stilwell Ave at Bay Parkway in Bensonhurst about 8:08 a.m. when the B6 bus struck her, according to police.

Police said the woman was crossing outside of the crosswalk but near the intersection. The bus was turning right onto Stillwell Ave at the time.

Police said the bus remained on scene and the woman was initially taken to Maimonides in critical condition. 

The MTA said the bus driver was also taken to hospital where they were treated for trauma.

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