Crime: Driver jumps Brooklyn curb, killing 10-year-old boy - PressFrom - US

CrimeDriver jumps Brooklyn curb, killing 10-year-old boy

22:10  11 september  2019
22:10  11 september  2019 Source:

Man charged with killing mother in road rage shooting

Man charged with killing mother in road rage shooting Prosecutors charged the man they say shot and killed a Milwaukee mother in a road rage incident with first-degree intentional homicide. They say Matthew Wilks, 35, shot Tracey Smith in front of her 17-year-old son Friday night at 51st Street and Capitol Drive. Police said Smith, a sergeant with the State Department of Corrections, was teaching her son to drive when Wilks hit them. "I don't know what to say, but I know one thing, the way my daughter lost her life. it wasn't right. It ain't right," said Ollie Luckett, the victim’s father.

A 10-year-old boy who was waiting for the bus in Brooklyn was killed Tuesday when an out-of-control SUV jumped a sidewalk, striking him.

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The fatal accident happened around 3 p.m. at a bus stop in front of a residential building on the 1600 block of Ocean Avenue when the 59-year-old driver reportedly suffered a seizure behind the wheel.

The driver lost control of the Lexus SUV before jumping the sidewalk, where Enzo Farachio was walking.

Police said Farachio was looking down at his phone when struck by the vehicle, according to NBC. After the car jumped the curb, it crashed into scaffolding in front of a building causing some of it to collapse onto the car.

5-year-old boy found alone biking in Brooklyn reunited with family; Woman arrested

5-year-old boy found alone biking in Brooklyn reunited with family; Woman arrested EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A 5-year-old boy found alone riding a bicycle in Brooklyn late Saturday night has been reunited with family, police said Sunday. Police arrested Nichol Spencer, 45, and charged her with acting in a manner to injure a child. The boy was found alone around 10:30 p.m., riding a black and green bicycle near East 55th Street and Linden Blvd. in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, authorities said. The boy, who is safe and in good physical condition, was unable to tell police contact information about his parents or guardians nor was he able to provide his home address, police said.

Farachio suffered neck and back trauma in the crash, and was brought to the New York Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver and his child were sent to Kings County Hospital and were not seriously injured, outlets report.

Police have not determined that the driver will face any criminal charges. This investigation is ongoing. It was reported that the driver told officers, he blacked out.

A few streets surrounding Ocean Avenue between Avenue K and Avenue M were closed following the incident.

10-year-old threw rock at bus driver’s head because she was ‘being annoying,’ report says.
A 10-year-old Lake County boy has been arrested after he allegedly attacked a 68-year-old bus driver. According to an arrest affidavit, the boy threw rocks at the bus when it pulled up to Hannah Grace Homes, a state-run juvenile facility in Clermont. The boy then got on the bus and continued to misbehave as the bus was about to pull away, deputies said. According to the arrest affidavit, as soon as the boy boarded, he began "shaking a partition" by the front seat. When the driver asked the boy to stop, he allegedly threw two large rocks at her, one of which hit her head and the other her arm, the affidavit said.

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