NEW YORK - A 67-year-old grandmother is dead after a car attempting to escape the police hit several pedestrians in Brooklyn on Saturday evening. Lynn Christopher was later identified as the victim who died.
The tragic incident happened just after 7 p.m. on Ralph Ave. near Macon St. in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of the borough.
The NYPD says officers attempted to stop an SUV for having mismatched license plates when the driver sped off.
On its way along Ralph Avenue, authorities say the car struck a cyclist an 8-year-old boy, and several other pedestrians, including Christopher.
The boy was hospitalized at Maimonides Hospital in critical condition, the other victims are said to be in stable condition at Interfaith and Brookdale Hospitals.
So far, no arrests have been made.