In a grievous incident that transpired on Friday morning, a woman met a tragic fate after being fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in the borough of Brooklyn.
The unfortunate incident occurred at the juncture of Shell Road, Shore Parkway, and West Sixth Street, shortly before the clock struck 10:30 a.m.
Regrettably, the victim’s life could not be saved, as the impact of the collision proved fatal.
Medical personnel who swiftly arrived at the scene pronounced the woman deceased on site.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of her next of kin.
In the aftermath of this heart-wrenching incident, law enforcement agencies have initiated a comprehensive investigation to apprehend the driver responsible for the hit-and-run.
Initial reports suggest that ‘the vehicle involved in the accident may have been a dump truck, though authorities are diligently working to confirm this detail.”
The search for the vehicle and its driver is underway, with a focus on gathering any available surveillance footage, eyewitness accounts, and physical evidence.
In response to this unfortunate turn of events, a section of Shell Road, spanning from Avenue Z to Shore Parkway, has been temporarily closed by authorities.
This road closure serves both as a safety precaution and to facilitate the ongoing investigative efforts at the accident site.
The local community and law enforcement agencies are collectively urging any individuals with information regarding the incident or the vehicle in question to come forward and provide their assistance to aid the investigation.
This deeply regrettable incident underscores the importance of responsible driving and adherence to traffic regulations, as the community mourns the loss of a fellow resident in the wake of this hit-and-run tragedy.