Police say woman fatally struck by taxi in lower Manhattan
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an elderly woman has been fatally struck by a taxi as she was crossing a street in in lower Manhattan.
The victim was hit by a yellow cab while crossing Broome Street in SoHo at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Police say the taxi struck the woman as the driver was making a left turn onto Broome from Centre Street.
The driver, 44-year-old Bouchouata Miloudi, was arrested on charges including failure to yield to a pedestrian. It’s not clear if he has an attorney who can speak for him.
Police say the victim was about 80 years old. Her name was not immediately released.