Man dies after falling in the street near Times SquareNovember 21, 2019
A 61-year-old man died 10 days after falling in the street near Times Square and getting run over by a clueless driver, cops said Wednesday.
The man, whose name was not released pending notification of family, fell while crossing 8th Avenue at W. 40th Street just after 11:15 p.m. on Nov. 7, according to police.
At the same time, a Honda Accord stopped at the traffic signal, got a green light and drove through the intersection — unknowingly running over the man, cops said.
The Honda’s 24-year-old driver had stopped just after the light to check if he’d hit anything or for any damage but didn’t notice any — or the man lying critically injuring in the road due to traffic and drove off, cops said.
EMS rushed the 61-year-old to NYC Health and Hospitals/Bellevue, where he died last Sunday, according to police.
No one has been charged in the accident, cops said.
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