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Woman critically injured when two struck by vehicle in the Bronx: police

Posted at 5:21 AM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 08:08:41-04

NORWOOD, the Bronx — A woman is fighting for her life after she and a man were struck by a vehicle in the Bronx Sunday night, police said.

According to authorities, the incident happened around 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Jerome Avenue and Bainbridge Avenue, in the Norwood section of the Bronx.

A 34-year-old woman and 49-year-old man were struck and were both hospitalized, police said. The woman remains in critical condition Monday morning, according to authorities.

Citizen app video of the scene shows a van that appears to have crashed.

The 29-year-old driver of the vehicle was taken into custody at the scene and is expected to be charged with driving while intoxicated, police said Monday.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.