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The two deaths come as the NYPD is facing renewed scrutiny for their enforcement against reckless drivers, after traffic deaths on city streets increased for the second straight year in 2020.
"We’re going a little bit too far when we’re talking about peeling away core law enforcement responsibilities and farming it out to other agencies."
According to the DOT, 36% of traffic fatalities that occurred on city streets happened in school zones during times when speed cameras aren't allowed to be turned on.
The Queens DA alleges the man was also driving under the influence of alcohol when he crashed into the victim's car near the hospital where he worked.
This was the fourth pedestrian struck by a vehicle driver in less than 12 hours.
The suspect, who stayed at the scene, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated.
A three-year-old boy was fatally struck by a driver while crossing a street with his mother in East Harlem today.
'There was blood all over. He was under the back [tires]...I think he was decapitated.'
Police say they've arrested the hit-and-run driver who fatally struck an elderly woman in Staten Island on Saturday night, leaving her for dead in the street.
The school bus driver remained at the scene, and was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian.