Cops hunt female hit-and-run motorist ‘who killed cyclist in high-speed crash’ in the Bronx 


Cops hunt female hit-and-run motorist ‘who killed cyclist in high-speed crash before unstrapping baby from stolen Jeep and disappearing in another driver’s SUV’ in the Bronx

  • Cops hunting female hit-and-run driver who ‘killed a cyclist in high-speed crash’
  • Accident was near E. 172nd St. and Metcalf Ave. in Soundview at 3pm on Sunday
  • The woman was driving a stolen white Jeep Cherokee with a baby in the back 
  • She crashed into the victim on his bike before fleeing in a second white SUV

Cops are hunting a female hit-and-run driver who allegedly killed a cyclist in high-speed crash before she unstrapped a baby from her car and disappeared in another driver’s SUV.

The accident happened in the Bronx near E. 172nd St. and Metcalf Ave. in Soundview a little before 3pm on Sunday. 

The unnamed cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run after the woman crashed into him before fleeing with a baby in a second car.

The woman was driving a stolen white Jeep Cherokee with a baby in the back seat and did not check on the cyclist before she took the child and jumped into the second white SUV.

A cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run after a woman crashed into him before fleeing with her baby in a second car

A cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run after a woman crashed into him before fleeing with her baby in a second car

The black bicycle was left mangled on the road after the crash that left one man dead

The black bicycle was left mangled on the road after the crash that left one man dead

Law enforcement officers surveyed the scene of the hit-and-run after it happened

Law enforcement officers surveyed the scene of the hit-and-run after it happened

The Jeep was badly damaged with the hood crumpled and the front right of the car smashed up. 

The bike was left mangled on the road after the crash. 

Cops were still hunting the woman on Sunday night after the biker died in Jacobi Medical Center.

A neighbor said she had been traveling up to 80 miles per hour when she struck the biker.

‘She was flying,’ the neighbor told the Daily News.

The neighbor added the victim may have been a bicycle delivery driver. 

Mark Crawford, a former hospital worker who saw the crash happen, said: ‘Look at the bike, spattered him under the car.

‘I ain’t never seen trauma like that in my life.’ 

The accident happened near E. 172nd St. and Metcalf Ave. in Soundview a little before 3pm on Sunday

The accident happened near E. 172nd St. and Metcalf Ave. in Soundview a little before 3pm on Sunday 

The Jeep was badly damaged with the hood crumpled and the front right of the car smashed up

The Jeep was badly damaged with the hood crumpled and the front right of the car smashed up

So far this year there have been 112 traffic deaths across the entire city. Up to 266 cyclists, pedestrians and motorists were killed last year

So far this year there have been 112 traffic deaths across the entire city. Up to 266 cyclists, pedestrians and motorists were killed last year

More than 31,000 people across the country were killed in car crashes last year. Pictured: Cops at the scene of the crash

More than 31,000 people across the country were killed in car crashes last year. Pictured: Cops at the scene of the crash

Law enforcement officers have so far been unable to identify the victim. 

So far this year there have been 112 traffic deaths across the entire city. Up to 266 cyclists, pedestrians and motorists were killed last year.

Meanwhile, more than 31,000 people across the country were killed in car crashes last year.

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