Man, 5-year-old girl dead after cab jumps curb in the Bronx

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NEW YORK (PIX11/AP) — Police say a taxi hurtled onto a sidewalk and hit four people waiting at a Bronx bus stop, killing a man and a 5-year-old girl and injuring two other people Friday night.

The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday on Grand Concourse near 170th Street in Highbridge.

Authorities say 25-year-old Kadeem Brown died at the scene while 5-year-old Tierre Clark was pronounced dead at a hospital. A 55-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition and a 39-year-old woman is in stable condition.

Police say the cab driver was driving on a service road travel lane on the Grand Concourse when he struck a parked car, causing minor injuries to the woman driving it, before jumping the curb and hitting the pedestrians. The cab driver was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.