Two people were injured Tuesday night after a Nissan Sentra ran a red light on Broadway at 92nd street and was hit by a GMC Yukon, according to police.
The Nissan was traveling East “at a high rate of speed” on 92nd when it went through a red light at the Broadway intersection around 10 p.m. The Yukon was traveling North and slammed into the Nissan. The Nissan driver fled the scene, traveling toward 93rd and Amsterdam. Passengers in both cars sustained injuries; the Nissan passenger hurt her mouth, while the Yukon passenger hurt her knees. Both were taken to the hospital by ambulances; The injuries were considered minor.
Police say they know the identity of the Nissan driver, an 18-year-old, and plan to charge him.