New York: Mom and four kids run over at school bus stop
The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon in New York City's Midwood area.
A mother and her four children were driven over by a vehicle fleeing the police as they were getting off a school bus.
The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon in New York City's Midwood area when police attempted to stop a white Mercedes-Benz going down Flatbush Avenue.
According to ABC News' New York City affiliate WABC, the female driver took off on Avenue J and proceeded straight past multiple bus stops before hitting the family with her car.
The mother and two of her children were waiting for the school bus transporting her other two children when the accident occurred, as per the news outlet.
"When the Mercedes hit the woman, the woman flies and hit the ground and the kid was shivering," one unnamed male witness said as quoted by WABC.
The 41-year-old mother and her four children – three daughters, ages 8, 5, and one, and one son, aged three – were rushed to a nearby hospital and were all listed in stable condition. According to WABC, the family is expected to survive.
The car involved in the accident was recovered a short distance away by police at E 24th St and Glenwood Road, however, police sources informed WABC that the female driver abandoned the car there and ran away.
It is worth noting that the suspect is still on the run, and no arrests have been made by authorities.