Driver fleeing police ran over mother, four children at Brooklyn bus stop

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NYPD patrol car, NYC - File Photo
NYPD patrol car, NYC - File Photo

NEW YORK, NY – Police are continuing their investigation into a crash at a school bus stop where a vehicle driven by a suspect fleeing police ran over a mother and her four children. The children were getting off the stopped school bus at the time of the crash at 5 pm Tuesday afternoon in Brooklyn’s Midwood section.

A female driver fleeing police turned down Avenue J and sped through several bus stops before striking the mother and her children, police reported.

The female victim, a 41-year-old mother, was rushed to the hospital along with her children, ages 1, 3, 4, and 8. All are currently listed in stable condition and are expected to survive.

The suspect’s vehicle was found a few blocks away at the intersection of Glenwood Road and East 24th Street. It had been involved in a second crash. The female driver fled the scene before police arrived.

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