In a painful open letter to the community, a Crown Heights parent says that last night their young son was struck by a vehicle as he was crossing the street. The driver, a member of our community, then added insult to injury.
Update: The driver (through CrownHeights.info) reached out to the family of the boy who was hit. She personally apologized to the boy and has offered to pay for any damage.
Tuesday was a bad day for children on the streets of Crown Heights. The day began with a 13-year-old Schneur Boaron being struck by a car on Kingston Avenue, then yet another young boy getting hit by a car on Brooklyn Avenue later on that same day.
CrownHeights.info has obtained surveillance footage of the horrifying moment Tuesday morning when a 13-year-old boy was hit by an SUV making a right turn from President Street onto Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.
Please continue to say Tehillim for Shneur Zalman Ovadia Ben Rina Miriam.
This morning, a 13-year-old Jewish boy on his way to school was struck by a large vehicle while crossing Kingston Ave., critically injuring him.
Please say Tehillim for Shneur Zalman Ovadia Ben Rina Miriam
Four people, including a 2-year-old boy, were light-to-moderately injured in an accident in the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Brooklyn Ave. this afternoon.
Three Lubavitcher girls working as counselors in a summer camp in Ukraine were injured after the car they were traveling in was involved in a crash. One of the girls was airlifted to Israel for medical treatment and is listed in critical condition.
Update:The girl’s condition has been upgraded to stable, b”h.
An elderly driver and his passenger suffered minor injuries after he lost control of his SUV and slamming into a vacant bungalow in the Kol Tuv bungalow colony in Monticello, New York.
Location of the accident
A car driven by a Jewish member of the Crown Heights community struck a 15-year-old African-American teenager on Thursday, critically injuring him.
Corner of Lincoln Pl. and Nostrand Ave.
A deliveryman was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Saturday night in Crown Heights, and remains in the hospital in critical condition.
A 4-year-old child has tragically passed away early Monday morning after drowning in a pool in Upstate New York. The boy, Shimon ben Leah Malka Esther Weiss, OBM, and his family were guests in the KMS bungalow colony in Swan Lake, New York.
Levaya info in the extended article.
A young girl was struck by a minivan while attempting to cross the street at the intersection of Albany Ave. and Union St. in Crown Heights. The horrifying incident was captured on surveillance video. Article has been updated to reflect newly obtained information.
A part of an apartment building’s facade fell apart and large chunks of bricks and cement came crashing down on a sidewalk four stories below. The building, which is owned by a group of investors, has a history of being neglected and repairs not being made.
A surveillance camera captured the terrifying moment when an electric scooter being driven in the wrong direction down a one way street in Borough Park hit a young Jewish girl who was trying to cross the street.
A gruesome hit-and-run accident occurred this afternoon in Crown Heights, in which a delivery worker for a local Chinese restaurant was struck by a car and seriously injured.
While responding to an emergency call last night, a Hatzalah volunteer’s vehicle struck the new pedestrian island installed at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Kingston Ave. by the NYC Dept. of Transportation, completely destroying the brand new vehicle.
A violent collision sent one driver to an area hospital after he swiped one car, lost control and crashed head on into a tree.
A speed demon caused a massive crash at a busy Crown Heights intersection, blowing through a red light and crashing into one car which crashed into a parked car, then attempting to flee with his wrecked car.
A car crash. illustration Photo.
An Israeli Bochur was struck by a bus and seriously injured after attempting to cross Eastern Parkway early Wednesday morning.
A young girl with special needs was hurt after being struck by a car. Witnesses said the girl was just dropped off and the driver did not wait for the child to safely cross the street.
A violent crash between two cars in a busy Crown Heights intersection sent one car flipping onto its roof and injuring both drivers.
A man is in the hospital after he was run over by a tractor-trailer on Utica Avenue in Crown Heights.
A motorcyclist was critically injured after colliding with Lincoln Town Car in a busy Eastern Parkway intersection. Hatzalah rushed the injured rider to Kings County Hospital.