July 23 2023 BROOKLYN, New York – Police say a woman in a wheelchair was killed after an SUV allegedly hit her while in the intersection in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon.
Police say incident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the corner of McDonald Avenue and Webster Avenue, where the 68-year-old victim was struck and pronounced dead, her wheelchair mangled.
The he 73-year-old driver of a Lexus SUV stayed at the scene, according to the police, who continue to investigate what happened.
According to the interview with on ABC7 Eyewitness News, The driver’s sister said that they did not hit the victim in the wheelchair and that they think she fell under their vehicle, pointing out no front end damage to the SUV. Woman also claimed that the victim was “completely covered in cockroaches and foaming at the mouth.”