NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A fire truck hit a child on Staten Island, seriously injuring the boy, authorities and witnesses said Saturday.
The truck was returning from a call and heading eastbound on Broad Street in the Stapleton Heights section when the collision happened around 7:20 a.m., according to police and the FDNY.READ MORE: NYPD: Teens Climbed Fire Escape To Break Into Bronx Apartment, Stole Jewelry, Cash
Firefighters gave the boy aid until an ambulance arrived and took him to a hospital, police said.READ MORE: Lionel Virgile Accused Of Throwing Bleach In Officer's Face, Tossing Lit Molotov Cocktail At Other Officers In Brooklyn
The collision is under investigation. Police say it appears the child, who is believed to be between 6 and 9 years old, was trying to cross the street.MORE NEWS: Producer Scott Rudin Will 'Step Back' From Broadway Duties After Allegations Of Abusive Behavior
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