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9-year-old Killed in Hit-and-Run in Queens

9-year-old Killed in Hit-and-Run in Queens

9-year-old Killed in Hit-and-Run in Queens

A 9-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a car in Queens. This incident occurred on Saturday, and the information comes from the NYPD.

Police say that Giovanni Ampuero was crossing Northern Boulevard with his mom at around 1:30 in the afternoon. A red Jeep Compass that was going north on 70 Street made a left turn and hit the boy.

He suffered severe head trauma and was transported to a nearby hospital. He was pronounced dead while at the hospital.

According to police, the driver kept on driving, but he was stopped a few blocks away.

Juan Jimenez, 86, was arrested on multiple charges including leaving the scene of an accident.

Have you lost a loved one in a tragic accident involving a hit-and-run driver? If you’ve lost a loved one because of the negligent or criminal actions of another person or entity, you could seek compensation and justice by filing a wrongful death claim. A personal injury lawyer can help you with this process and fight for you to receive compensation. For help, call Frekhtman & Associates at (212) 222-1111.

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