In the wake of the death of a 4-year-old girl on the Upper West Side, the City Council will hold a meeting Monday on reported glitches with the 911 system.
Ariel Russo’s family blames her death on a bungled 911 call saying it delayed getting an ambulance to the scene.
Services for the child were held Sunday evening at the Leo F. Kearns funeral home in Queens. A vigil was held for the little girl Saturday night in front of her apartment building.
“Somebody made a mistake that was handling that call and we’re looking into it, we’ll find out what happened,” Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano said Friday.
The 17-year-old unlicensed driver accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring her grandmother on the Upper West Side was in court Wednesday night to answer to serious charges.
A 17-year-old boy has been charged, after his sport-utility vehicle crashed into a grandmother and a little girl on the Upper West Side – killing the child and leaving the woman seriously hurt.