Brooklyn, NY - Child Hit By Car After Running Out Into BP Street

Published on: April 20th, 2016 at 05:35 PM

Brooklyn, NY - A 6 year old boy is in critical but stable condition in a Brooklyn hospital after being struck by a car this afternoon in Borough Park.

Police said that the boy darted into the street from between two cars without warning at approximately 3:15 PM. The child, a Borough Park resident, was struck by a black Lexus traveling southbound in front of 1350 54th Street.

The boy was thrown underneath a parked vehicle from the impact, according to witnesses.

EMS crews responding to the scene freed and transported the child to Lutheran Hospital. The boy suffered head trauma in the accident, police said. The driver of the Lexus remained on scene and cooperated with police.

The NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad is continuing its investigation at this time. Police said that it appears likely that no charges will be filed in the connection with the incident.

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