A pedestrian was fatally struck by a truck and several other people suffered personal injury yesterday near the intersection of Bruckner Blvd and 138th street in the Bronx, NYC.
37 year old Cheniqua Silva, a mother of 5 teenagers was on the phone with her husband while waiting for the bus on the sidewalk when a Coca-Cola truck jump the curb and slammed into her. The woman was trapped beneath the truck and died at the scene of the accident.
According to a witness a car that was trying to avoid motorcycles hit the truck causing it to jump the curb.
The truck driver, the car driver as well as 4 other people were also injured in the accident and transported to the hospital.