NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A pedestrian was killed and another was seriously hurt after police said they were struck by two cars in Upper Manhattan.
It happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday on West 207th Street and Ninth Avenue.
The two were trying to run across the street outside of the painted crosswalk when they were hit by a Ford Explorer, police said. The driver of the vehicle hit the brakes, but couldn’t stop in time, police said.
The two men were thrown across the road from the impact where they were struck by a Toyota, police said. When police arrived at the scene, the two were found in the street with trauma to the head and body.
One of the pedestrians, a 24-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The second pedestrian, a 35-year-old man, was listed in serious condition.
Police said both vehicles remained on the scene and there are no arrests at this time.