Brooklyn, NY (February 27, 2020) – A 7-year-old boy was tragically struck and killed by a motor vehicle at an intersection in the East New York section of Brooklyn. The accident was reported at Pennsylvania and Blake Avenues at around 8:25 a.m. on Thursday morning, February 27th.
Police officials stated that the boy was walking with his 39-year-old mother when they were hit by a Jeep SUV. Medical responders arrived at the scene where they transported the boy to Brookdale University Hospital. He was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later.
The boy’s mother was also taken to the hospital to be treated for a head injury. She is presently listed in stable condition. The driver of the SUV, identified only as a 48-year-old woman has been taken into custody.
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 her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Tragically, more than 20 pedestrians have been hit and killed on NYC streets within just the first two months of this year. New York pedestrian accidents are so-often fatal because of the vulnerability of victims, as well as the recklessness of negligent drivers. While there is nothing as difficult as the sudden loss of a loved one, it is crucial that you recognize your rights and move to protect them as soon as possible.
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