A mother and child were struck and pinned under a vehicle Tuesday night, with the child R”L dead after arriving at the hospital. The accident happened just before 9:00PM at the intersection of 18th Avenue and 60th Street. Boro Park and Flatbush Hatzolah were on the scene in moments, and along with the FDNY and NYPD were able to extricate the victims.
The child, reportedly a 10-year-old girl, was rushed to Maimonides Hospital in traumatic arrest. Doctors tried to save her life, but she was R”L Niftar a short while later from her massive injuries.
The mother, who is 9 months pregnant, was taken to Lutheran Trauma Center. She is in serious but stable condition.
The NYPD was on the scene investigating the cause of the accident. The streets were wet at the time of the accident.
No name for Tehillim was available for the mother at this time.
The name of the child has not been released.