What to Know
- A 7-year-old boy who was hit by a van after he got off a school bus in Queens has died, the NYPD said
- The boy was getting off a school bus on Gipson Street in Far Rockaway Wednesday afternoon when he was hit by the van, police said
- The 22-year-old van driver remained at the scene and hadn't been charged as of Wednesday evening
A 7-year-old boy who was hit by a van after he got off a school bus in Queens has died, the NYPD said.
The boy, identified by police as Cameron Brown, of Queens, was crossing Gipson Street in Far Rockaway behind the stationary school bus around 3 p.m. on Wednesday when a van behind the bus hit him, the NYPD said.
The boy was pinned between the van and the bus, according to police. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the NYPD said.
Both the school bus driver and the 22-year-old man who was driving the van remained at the scene, police said.
The 22-year-old had not been arrested or charged in connection with the incident as of Wednesday evening.
It wasn't immediately clear why the boy was crossing the street behind the school bus, or whether the school bus's warning lights and stop sign were in use.
An investigation is ongoing.