One-Car Bronx Accident Kills One and Injures Six

Posted on May 11, 2011

A serious Bronx car crash took the life of a 61-year-old woman and injured several others on Thursday April 21, 2011. The accident occurred when a livery cab crashed into the Cee & Cee Department Store at 331 East Fordham Road in the Bronx.

The accident occurred shortly after 3 p.m. when the cab was headed through the Bainbridge Avenue and East Fordham Road intersection. According to reports of the crash, the cab lost control and hit the department store storefront. The exact cause of the accident remains under investigation.

The woman who died has been identified as Carmen Ahmed. Ms. Ahmed, who was shopping at Cee & Cee Department Store, was allegedly pinned under the vehicle until she was rescued and taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle, two passengers in the vehicle and three people inside the store were also injured. They were all taken to St. Barnabas Hospital and reported to be in stable condition. Their names have not yet been released to the media.

We extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Carmen Ahmed, and we wish a speedy and complete recovery to everyone injured in this New York City car accident.

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