An oil truck barreled into and killed a boy using his bike on a Brooklyn road Friday, police mentioned.
The massive rig struck 13-year-old Kevin Flores on the intersection of Jefferson and Lewis Aves in Bedford-Stuyvesant at 5:48 p.m., cops mentioned.
suffered extreme head trauma and was rushed to Interfaith Medical Heart, the place he died.
On the household’s Ridgewood, Queens house, Kevin’s aunt, Sharleen Castillo, knew one thing was incorrect when a police officer answered her nephew’s mobile phone.
The officer informed Castillo that Kevin was hospitalized after a motorcycle accident.
“What?!?,” Castillo cried, when she discovered her sister’s son was useless.
“Don’t exit with no bikes. Automobiles today, they don’t even care. They move by crimson lights. You simply actually bought to watch out,” Castillo mentioned.
“He was simply a wonderful child,” she recalled by sobs. “He would convey a smile to your face. He would make you chuckle. He was only a good child.”
Kevin’s 15-year-old sister, Eileen, stood tearfully subsequent to her aunt.
A clerk at a bodega subsequent to the scene heard the commotion unfold.
“There was a motorcycle and blood exterior,” mentioned the employee, who declined to offer his title.
He mentioned witnesses informed him the truck driver “didn’t see the child. You understand the truck is excessive up.”
Based on police, the motive force stayed on the scene.
Police took the person into custody and costs had been pending as of Friday night time.