An 89-year-old man died after he was hit by a car while crossing a busy Howard Beach street last week.
According to police, at 12:48 p.m. on May 7, Robert Falk of Howard Beach was walking across Cross Bay Boulevard at the intersection of Cross Bay Boulevard and 160th Avenue.
A 2002 Honda was traveling west on 160th Avenue and turned left onto Cross Bay Boulevard, hitting Falk and pushing him to the ground.
Falk suffered head trauma and was rushed to Jamaica Hospital. Falk was pronounced dead on Sunday, May 14.
The driver of the Honda Pilot, a 39-year-old male, stayed at the scene. No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing by the NYPD Highway Collision Investigation Squad.
Crossbay blvd and 160ave is currently closed to all northbound traffic due to a vehicle accident. Pls avoid area. pic.twitter.com/Gg9o9LtPpJ
— NYPD 106th Precinct (@NYPD106Pct) May 7, 2017