Arrest Made Car Collision That Killed 2 In Harlem

July 8, 2019

Police have arrested one of the drivers involved in the two-car collision that killed a pedestrian on Sunday afternoon.

Witnesses say two cars were heading south at 128th Street at Frederick Douglass Boulevard when they collided and struck a pedestrian just before 2 p.m.

“I saw the black Honda come into contact with the Infiniti and the guy went up on the Infinity,” Dameon Jones, an eyewitness, told PIX11 News. “He was on a push scooter.”

Police say the vehicle was a Hyundai, and was traveling south in a northbound lane and did not stop at a red light, colliding with an Infiniti making a left turn onto Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

After colliding with the Infiniti, the Hyundai struck the pedestrian, Cleo Fields, 65. He was thrown in the air and landed on a parked car that was also struck by the Hyundai.

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The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 60-year-old man, was arrested. Charges are pending.

“His leg was twisted one way, his body the other way,” John Smith, an eyewitness, told PIX11 News. “He died on impact.”

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