30-year-old Brooklyn woman charged with murder after hit-and-run that killed 70-year-old woman

30-year-old Brooklyn woman charged with murder after hit-and-run that killed 70-year-old woman

New York woman, 30, is charged with murder ‘after she drove SUV at man, 50, on sidewalk – however missed and fatally hit a 70-year-old woman as a substitute’

  • Brooklyn woman Layla Adredini, 30, faces murder and tried murder expenses after hitting Brenda Whidbee, 70, on August 24 
  • Adredini was driving her Ford Explorer in Brownsville the place she allegedly tried to hit a 50-year-old male pedestrian on the sidewalk
  • Whidbee was hit by Adredini’s car after it jumped the curb and died shortly afterwards
  • The 50 year-old man solely sustained a minor damage
  • Before police arrived, Adredini apparently hid in a close-by constructing laughing as Whidbee’s household witnessed their grandmother dying  
  • Whidbee was pronounced lifeless at Brookdale Hospital 
  • A memorial service was held for Whidbee who was known as the ‘pillar’ of the neighborhood  


A New York woman intentionally drove her SUV onto a Brooklyn sidewalk, killed a 70 year-old woman and stood laughing as her sufferer died, it’s claimed. 

Layla Adredini, 30, was driving her Ford Explorer in Brownsville close to Thomas Boyland and Pacific streets at round 8.30pm on August 24 when she struck 70-year-old Brenda Whidbee who was sitting on the steps of her house constructing, it’s alleged.  Adredini was charged with murder on Wednesday. 

A 50-year-old man, who stays unidentified, was additionally hit on account of the crash solely suffered minor accidents, and had left by the point police had arrived.

Adredine is claimed to have intentionally pushed the SUV at that man, solely to overlook her supposed goal and as a substitute hit Whidbee.

Adredini allegedly tried to cover in close by constructing however was caught by neighbors who then turned her over to the police, and is claimed to have laughed as Whidbee lay dying simply toes away. 

 ‘She (Adredini) was within the constructing smiling, laughing about it whereas this girl was down right here dying with her grandkids outdoors, her daughter outdoors,’ neighbor Joyce Harden informed News 12 Brooklyn.

‘The girl (Whidbee) was dying on the bottom and her youngsters had been outdoors watching.’ 

Brenda Whidbee, 70, (above), was allegedly struck and killed by Layla Adredini, 30, on August 24 after being run over by her Ford Explorer on a Brooklyn sidewalk

Brenda Whidbee, 70, (above), was allegedly struck and killed by Layla Adredini, 30, on August 24 after being run over by her Ford Explorer on a Brooklyn sidewalk

A 50-year-old man who also was on the sidewalk on the time of the crash was suspected to be the target of Adredini's alleged attack

A 50-year-old man who additionally was on the sidewalk on the time of the crash was suspected to be the goal of Adredini’s alleged assault

Adredini jumped the curb and struck Whidbee, who sustained severe head trauma, and the male pedestrian only escaped with a minor injury after the vehicle ran over his foot

Adredini jumped the curb and struck Whidbee, who sustained extreme head trauma, and the male pedestrian solely escaped with a minor damage after the car ran over his foot 

She additionally allegedly confirmed no regret for her actions and by no means took her foot of the fuel pedal earlier than hitting Whidbee and the opposite man, who police consider might have been Adredini’s unique goal.

Police charged Adredini with murder and tried murder after her arrest on Wednesday and is being held with out bail. She additionally has 9 prior arrest expenses.

Whidbee was taken to Brookdale Hospital when emergency crews arrived to the scene as she was affected by extreme head trauma. She was later pronounced lifeless on the hospital. Her loss of life was dominated as a murder on Tuesday.

The man that was hit solely confronted sustained a minor damage after his foot was ran over by Adredini, in accordance with police. 

Neighbors mourn the lack of Whidbee who they thought-about to be the ‘pillar’ of the neighborhood. 

A memorial service was held for Whidbee the place she was killed within the crash. 

A memorial service was held for Whidbee at the site of the incident who was called the 'pillar' of the neighborhood

A memorial service was held for Whidbee on the web site of the incident who was known as the ‘pillar’ of the neighborhood 

Whidbee was hit on the sidewalk between Thomas Boyland and Pacific Streets in Brownsville at around 8.30pm

Whidbee was hit on the sidewalk between Thomas Boyland and Pacific Streets in Brownsville at round 8.30pm

The investigation stays ongoing as Adredini’s motive behind the alleged murder remains to be being decided. 

NYC has seen related incidents all through the previous few weeks in relation to hit-and-run drivers.

Tyrik Mott, 28, was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly prompted a lethal collision on in Brooklyn that killed a three-month-old child. 

Mott was driving down the unsuitable path of a Clinton Hill avenue earlier than crashing into one other car going the other means which then careened into the newborn woman and her household.

He was arraigned on Sunday at Brooklyn Criminal Court with expenses of tried theft, grand larceny, and resisting expenses. 

He was ordered held on $100,000 money bail or $200,000 partially secured bond.

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