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Man Killed, Woman Injured After Being Hit By Car On Staten Island

Ambulance (file/credit: CBS 2)

Ambulance (file/credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 72-year-old man was killed, and a 64-year-old woman was injured, when a car slammed into them as they crossed a street in Staten Island this week.

The pair was walking across Jefferson Avenue from north to south upon being struck by a gray Nissan Armada, police said.

The vehicle was headed north on Mason Avenue and made a left turn onto Jefferson Avenue, when the driver slammed into the victims, police said.

Both victims were rushed to Staten Island University Hospital. The man – Hasimja Bujar of Staten Island – was pronounced dead at the hospital, while the woman’s condition was reported as stable.

The driver who hit the pair remained on the scene, and no charges were expected.

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