A pedestrian walking across Broadway at 70th Street was hit by a taxi driver early on Saturday, and was taken to the hospital with a head injury, according to police.
On Saturday at 8:54 a.m., police responded to a pedestrian struck at the intersection of West 70th Street and Broadway. “Officers observed a male pedestrian in his 20s who suffered a contusion to his head and complained of pain to his hip,” NYPD told us. “EMS responded and transported the male in stable condition to St. Luke’s Hospital.”
“He got hit so hard that his sneakers popped off,” a witness told The Post. “They were lying on the street.”
No arrests have so far been made.
“A preliminary investigation revealed that the male was attempting to cross Broadway at West 70th Street when he was struck by a yellow Taxi whose operator remained at the scene. There are no arrests or summonses at this time, however, the investigation is ongoing.”