Sunday, April 15, 2012

Deaf boy struck by a cab in Brooklyn

Police investigate an accident where a boy is fighting for his life after he was hit by a cab in Brooklyn.

5-year-old Timothy Keith, who is deaf, ran between two parked cars and was struck by a yellow cab in front of his horrified parents, who are also deaf.

The cab driver remained on the scene at Hicks Street in the Cobble Hill section and told police he couldn't stop in time.

Keith was taken to University Hospital of Brooklyn and has suffered brain damage.

The Keith's are making their first family trip to the city.

Police said no charges have been filed against the driver.

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