Brooklyn, NY (February 25, 2020) – On Tuesday morning, February 25th, an accident claimed the life of a 10-year-old girl in the East New York section of Brooklyn. The fatal incident was reported at the intersection of Wortman Avenue and Crescent Street at around 6:30 a.m.
Authorities stated that the young victim was crossing the intersection with her teenage brother when they were hit by a school bus. The girl was immediately transported to Brookdale University Hospital by responding paramedics. She was pronounced deceased a short time later.
EMTs transported the victim’s brother to a nearby hospital, as well, and was last reported as conscious and alert. No further information regarding this incident was reported.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York
The victim of this tragic accident is at least the 20th pedestrian to be struck and killed on New York City streets this year. New York pedestrian accidents, particularly those involving a vehicle as large as a bus, are often fatal due to the immense vulnerability of the victim. While there is undoubtedly anything as difficult as the sudden loss of a loved one, especially a child, it is important to understand that you have rights protected by law.
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