Boy, 9, Hospitalized After Being Hit by Cab in BK

Joseph Williams was at Long Island Jewish Medical Center Sunday

Sunday, Dec 23, 2012  |  Updated 9:52 AM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Boy, 9, Hospitalized After Being Hit by Cab in BK

The scene in Crown Heights where a 9-year-old boy was hit by a livery cab.

A 9-year-old boy is hospitalized with serious head injuries after being hit by a livery cab in Brooklyn.
 
Joseph Williams was at Long Island Jewish Medical Center Sunday after the accident Saturday morning. An update on his condition wasn't immediately available.

  Authorities say Joseph was on his way to church with his grandfather when the boy crossed Eastern Parkway against the traffic light. He was hit by a livery cab heading west on the parkway.
 
Witness Vernon Clovell tells the New York Post the impact knocked Joseph's shoes off and threw him over the car. Police say he suffered severe head trauma.
 
Police say the 44-year-old cab driver isn't expected to face charges.

Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anywhere, anytimeiPhone/iPad App | Twitter | Facebook | Email Newsletters Send Us News Tips | Google+ | Instagram | RSS

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
21st Century Solutions
The NBCUniversal Foundation is partnering... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out