An 8-year-old girl was killed and five other pedestrians were injured this afternoon after a driver jumped a curb outside a Bronx school, according to police.
According to the FDNY, the collision occurred at around 2:46 p.m. today outside P.S. 307 at 124 Eames Place in the Kingsbridge section of The Bronx. The NYPD says a 55-year-old female driver operating a blue Honda Accord was reversing westbound on the eastbound side of Eames Place when she mounted a curb, striking 6 female pedestrians on the sidewalk.
Three of the pedestrians were transported to St. Barnabas Hospital, where one 8-year-old girl was declared dead. Three additional victims were transported to Jacobi Medical Center, and one appears to have been treated at the scene. The FDNY says the two of the pedestrians suffered minor injuries, with 4 others sustaining serious, but non life threatening injuries; they were unable to provide the ages of the victims.
Police say the driver stayed on scene. The NYPD is currently investigating the incident.