Two pedestrians die in Boston in less than 24 hours
Boston Police report two women died after being hit by cars in separate incidents Friday and Saturday.
The driver, who was operating a Brookline cab, did stop and did make himself known to police.
Around 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, a woman, 79, was hit by a car near 1925 Commonwealth Ave. in Brighton, police report. The woman was conscious when taken to a local hospital, but died not long after, police say:
Officers spoke to the operator of the vehicle who stated that he was attempting to back into his driveway when he backed into the pedestrian. According to the operator, he didn’t see the pedestrian. The operator of the vehicle was cited for failing to use caution when backing up.