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Woman, 30, killed when two cars crash in Bronx hit-and-run

A speeding car struck a pedestrian at a Bronx intersection on Tuesday and was then struck by another vehicle, killing the pedestrian, police said in a hit-and-run incident that was caught on camera.

The terrifying video shows that the 30-year-old woman was crossing Washington Avenue and East 167th Street at 6 p.m. when she noticed a blue Jeep SUV coming toward her at a high rate of speed.

She tragically stopped in the middle of the crosswalk and took a step back as she watched a black Toyota RAV4 collide with the Jeep, but it was too late to return to a safe spot on the sidewalk.

The pedestrian was thrown from the vehicle when the Jeep struck another vehicle. Peter Gerber

The RAV4 struck the rear bumper of the Jeep, causing the Jeep to make a sharp turn and head straight toward the young woman.

She was hit by the Jeep and thrown violently into a parked car, which was also scraped by an SUV before eventually coming to a halt.

The driver then jumped out of the vehicle and fled the scene, according to the New York Police Department.

Police say the Jeep driver got out of his blue Jeep and fled the scene. Peter Gerber
The driver of the black RAV4 remained at the scene. Peter Gerber

The video shows three people getting out of the damaged jeep and the driver pointing in the direction where the pedestrians had been hit.

He then grabbed several items from the car and calmly left, according to the video.

The driver of the RAV4 remained at the scene.

The pedestrian, who has not been identified, was rushed to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

It is unclear which vehicle had the right of way or whether either vehicle was running a red light.

No one has been charged in this fatal hit-and-run incident, and the investigation is ongoing.

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