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Sidewalk-Jumping Driver Kills One Pedestrian, Injures Another in Great Kills
Posted By Brad Aaron On June 9, 2014 @ 5:31 pm In Carnage,Curb Jumping,NYPD,Staten Island,Vincent Ignizio | 5 Comments
Update: The victim who died in this crash was identified  as Christal Aliotta, 31. As of Tuesday the driver, 23-year-old Michael Fox, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation and drug possession, according to the Advance.
Police say charges are pending after a curb-jumping driver killed one pedestrian and injured another in Staten Island this afternoon.
At around 1:44 p.m. a motorist drove onto the sidewalk  at Hylan Boulevard and Cleveland Avenue in Great Kills, striking two women, according to the Staten Island Advance . An FDNY spokesperson said two people were transported but did not have information on their conditions. The Advance reported that, according to NYPD, one victim died at the scene, and the other was hospitalized in stable condition.
A photo published by the Advance shows a tan Honda sedan with extensive front end damage on a sidewalk surrounded by police tape. ”Several personal items, including a bag and shoes, were strewn about the sidewalk nearby,” the Advance reported.
NYPD told Streetsblog charges against the driver were forthcoming. Police had not released the names of anyone involved in the crash as of this writing.
New York City motorists have fatally struck at least 17 pedestrians on sidewalks, in open fields , and in places of business  since January 2013, according to crash data compiled by Streetsblog.
This fatal crash occurred in the 122nd Precinct . To voice your concerns about neighborhood traffic safety directly to Captain Robert Bocchino, the commanding officer, go to the next precinct community council meeting. The 122nd Precinct council meetings happen at 8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the precinct, 2320 Hylan Blvd. Call 718-667-2292 for information.
The City Council district where this fatal crash occurred is represented by Vincent Ignizio, one of the council’s most outspoken street safety critics . To encourage Ignizio to take action to improve street safety in his district and citywide, contact him  at 212-788-7390, firstname.lastname@example.org , or @VincentIgnizio .
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