According the news report, the boy was crossing Grand Concourse at E. 165th Street. A sedan hit the child and sent him flying through the air. The car's driver had the green light according to a witness. 911 was called and an ambulance took the boy away. He was in traumatic arrest and CPR had to be performed at the scene.
Locals call the intersection dangerous, and the statistics agree. Two fatalities have happened there since 2009, one due from a hit-and-run-driver and one from a median crash. The Department of Transportation is aware of the dangers and has a plan in place since last year to improve the location. This accident further stresses the need for those.
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