JAMAICA, Queens — A child and adult are dead after a car jumped the curb and struck them in Jamaica, Queens, police said.
It happened at 164th Street and Jamaica Avenue at 5:30 p.m., when a vehicle lost control and jumped the curb at the location, police said. Two people were struck; FDNY officials identified them as one child and one adult.
Both patients were taken to a local hospital and were said to be in critical condition, according to the FDNY.
The victims were a 54-year-old woman and an 8-year-old girl. Authorities said they are not related.
The driver, a 47-year-old woman, remained on the scene. Authorities say the crash appears to be an accident.
Mayor de Blasio said that a second child was struck and injured Friday evening.
Police are on the scene after a car jumped the curb in Queens, killing a woman and child, and injuring a second child. It’s heartbreaking and gut-wrenching. Chirlane and I are sending our prayers to their families.— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) October 30, 2020
Police had previously said two children were struck.