Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY +Child Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with an 18-month-old child that was struck at 858 East 26th Street and Avenue “I” when the infant ran behind the gold/beige vehicle while it was backing out the driveway by an 84-year-old widow neighbor. Hatzolah responding BLS and Medics.
Hatzolah transporting child to Kings County Hospital. NYPD of the 70th Pct are on the scene requesting NYPD Highway-2 A.I.S. units for the confirmed A.I. Job, aided is in traumatic arrest he is in likely condition.
Child was pronounced DOA at the hospital. Chesed Shel Emes on the scene.
Officials now believe that the driver of the vehicle didn’t even realize that he struck the child and therefor left the scene. [VIN]