Girl struck by ambulance

May 19, 2008 11:54:10 AM PDT
A teenage girl was struck by an ambulance while crossing an intersection in the Midwood section of Brooklyn Monday morning. The 13-year-old girl was struck at the intersection of Coney Island Avenue and Avenue K just after 8:30 a.m.

She was hit by an ambulance operated by New York-Presbyterian, according to police.

Although it was previously reported that Janeyshaa Benn was killed in the crash, she is still alive and listed in stable at Kings County Hospital. Her parents have asked the hospital to provide no further information on her condition.

The ambulance was responding to another emergency at the time of the incident.

No charges were immediately filed and the crash is under investigation.


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