Brooklyn, NY (October 5, 2019) – Police have confirmed that a 10-year-old boy was killed in a fatal bicycle accident at the intersection of Foster Avenue and Seton Place in Brooklyn.
According to authorities, the accident happened at the corner of the intersection around 10:30 a.m. this morning. The child was struck by a vehicle that was trying to make a left turn.
The young child was quickly rushed to the hospital in critical condition. He as tragically pronounced deceased soon after arriving.
The driver of the vehicle that struck him was identified as 29-year-old Victor Mejia. Mejia was driving without a license at the time of the accident. He remained at the scene and was subsequently arrested. He has since been charged with failing to yield to a bicyclist, driving without a license, and failing to exercise due care.
Police claim that the accident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the young boy who lost his life in this accident.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
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