Child struck by motorcyclist, critically injured in Brooklyn: NYPD

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Child struck by motorcycle in Brooklyn

Police on the scene after a child was struck by a motorcycle and critically injured in Brooklyn on Monday night, Sept. 6, 2021, according to the NYPD. (PIX11 News)

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A child was critically injured when they were struck by a motorcyclist in Brooklyn Monday night, according to police.

It happened at around 8:30 p.m. on Pacific Street, near Schenectady Avenue, police said.

The child was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, but was described as stable, officials said.

The motorcyclist fled the scene, but later turned himself in at an NYPD precinct, according to officers. Charges against him are pending.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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