Child Suffers Head Injury in Brooklyn Hit-and-Run

At approximately 5:30pm on Saturday, May 20th an 8-year-old girl was struck by what authorities have described as a red four door Honda. The driver fled the scene, leaving the injured child lying in the street. Emergency officials transported the child to an area hospital.

The incident occurred near East 31st and Avenue P. According to residents who live near the site of the scene vehicles commonly speed through the area.

Our thoughts are with the young child and her family. We urge all drivers to prevent future tragedies by abiding by the speed limit and by driving distraction free. For more information click here.