A woman was struck and killed after being hit by a taxi in Manhattan early Sunday morning.
Police say the victim was at the corner of Third Avenue and East 27th Street around 1:50 a.m., when the cab and a 2011 Ford Escape were traveling northbound on Third Avenue.
A 2010 Honda then came from a parking lot and struck the back of the taxi and the impact sent it careening onto the sidewalk, hitting the victim.
The unidentified woman suffered severe leg trauma and massive bleeding. EMS took her to Bellevue Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Authorities said the driver remained at the scene and no criminality is suspected.
A car crashed into a building on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning. At least eight people were injured, three in serious condition, according to FDNY officials.
A car jumped the curb on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning injuring eight people. Witnesses say the Nissan was traveling at a high speed before it took out the store front, trees, bicycles, a light post and a fire hydrant.
Riders should anticipate some changes but "near normal" service on the Long Island Rail Road for the morning rush. Crews have been working to repair tracks and switches after Monday's derailment.