By Joy Bergmann
A 51-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a van at 73rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue at 11:50 a.m. on Wednesday morning, causing injuries to her left knee.
According to an NYPD spokesperson, the woman said she was walking westbound with the right of way when the vehicle hit her. The driver, a 50-year-old man, said he was making a right turn when he struck her.
An EMS crew took the pedestrian to Lenox Hill Hospital. NYPD issued a summons to the driver for failure to yield to a pedestrian.