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Borough Park police sergeant runs over 10-year-old girl

By Mason White 12:03 PM June 27, 2014
66th police precinct in Borough Park 

By: Aarav Sen
A young Borough Park girl was hospitalized after being run over by a police sergeant, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that the 10-year-old girl was injured on Thursday, after being struck by the unmarked police vehicle.

The accident unfolded just after 11:00 a.m. Paramedics who arrived at the scene, saw the injured child laying on the floor at the corner of 15th Avenue and 51st Street.

The vehicle was driven by a sergeant of the 66th precinct, who rushed to the scene of a crime with lights and sirens before hitting the girl. According to the initial police investigation, the girl ran into the street just as the vehicle passed.

Police immediately alerted the parents about the incident. The victim was transported to Lutheran Medical Center, where she is being treated for injuries to her left hip.