9-Year-Old Boy Critically Hurt After Hit By Livery Cab in Brooklyn

By Jess Wisloski on December 22, 2012 1:35pm 

CROWN HEIGHTS — A 9-year-old boy was in critical condition Saturday after a livery car struck him at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue at 8:55 a.m.

The child was crossing the four-lane roadway from north to south against the signal when a green 2004 Mercury town car, headed westbound, slammed into him, police said.

The 44-year-old driver remained on the scene, police said, and no criminality was suspected. The boy was rushed to Kings County Hospital, police said, and had suffered severe head trauma in the accident.

An accident investigation team was continuing to look into the incident Saturday, police said.

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