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4-year-old fatally mowed down, grandmother seriously injured by SUV

Posted: 9:14 AM, Jun 04, 2013
Updated: 2013-06-04 18:07:57-04

NEW YORK (PIX11) —A 4-year-old was fatally mowed down Tuesday morning while her grandmother was seriously injured after an SUV jumped the curb, pinning the pair against a wall.

The horrific scene unraveled on 97th Street near Amsterdam Avenue at about 8:15 a.m. police said.

SUV WEST SIDE

The driver of this Nissan Frontier was being pursued by cops Tuesday when he lost control of the vehicle and jumped the curb, plowing into the child and mother. (WPIX-TV)

According to the New York Post, the driver of a black Nissan Frontier was being pursued by cops when he lost control of the vehicle and jumped the curb, plowing into the child and grandmother.

The victims were transported to St. Luke’s Hospital where the child was pronounced dead. The grandmother’s condition wasn’t immediately known.

The unidentified driver was arrested at the scene.

Police are still investigating the incident.