Hit & Run In Williamsburg Kills Elderly Woman R”L [UPDATED 3:00PM]



A elderly woman is fighting for her life, after she was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle in Williamsburg, Friday morning.

The incident happened on Taylor Street and Lee Avenue, just before 10:00AM, when the vehicle slammed into the 75-year-old woman who was crossing the street. Without hesitating, or even getting out to see the condition of the victim, the driver sped away.

Williamsburg Hatzolah rushed to the scene, and found her in traumatic arrest R”L.

She was taken to Brooklyn Hospital in extremely critical condition.

The NYPD’s Accident Investigation Team is on the scene, and are looking for a black Ford Explorer with TLC license plates.

UPDATE 3:00PM EST: YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of Mrs. Chaya Zlata Uhr A”H (wife of Reb Avrohom Yehuda Uhr), who was Niftar from injuries sustained when she was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle earlier Friday morning.

(Moshe Altusky – YWN)


  1. What a real loss for Klal Yisroel Mrs. Uhr as a survivor of Auschwitz had numbers on her arm. She gave her heart and soul to 2 mosdos, Camp Bnos, and Yeshiva Torah Vodaath. She lived next door from where Torah Vodaath used to be in Williamsburg. She worked in Torah Vodaath this past Thursday. May she be Maletz Yosher for Klal Yisroel.