Boy, 8, hit by van, loses foot

May 13, 2009 10:09:09 PM PDT
An 8 year-old boy and his mother are recovering after they were hit by an out-of-control van. The accident happened shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Stratford Road in the Prospect Park South section.

Investigators said the van lost control and hit the boy and his mother. The vehicle remained at the scene.

The crash severed the child's foot. He was rushed to Bellevue Hospital.

His mother was taken to Kings County Hospital.

Both are expected to survive.

The driver was not charged.


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