5:55PM EST: Tragedy has just struck the Williamsburg community, after a 4-year-old child was R”L struck and killed by a vehicle, Thursday afternoon.
Willamsburg Hatzolah was dispatched to frantic reports of a child who was struck by a truck on Heyward Street, just near Broadway. Unfortunately, there was nothing for Hatzolah Paramedics to do to save the life of the child, and were forced to pronounce him dead on the scene.
The NYPD Highway Division is responding for an accident investigation, and Misaskim volunteers are en route as well.
The truck which struck the child is still at the location.
No further information is being released pending proper family notifications.
Boruch Dayan Emmes…