A 7-year-old boy was critically injured when he was hit by an FDNY aerial truck as he crossed the road on Staten Island on Saturday morning, according to a report broadcast ABC 7 NY.
According to the new report, the incident happened as the apparatus was returning to quarters in Stapleton.
The truck struck the boy has he was crossing Broad Street at about 7:30 am on Saturday morning, the television station reported. Firefighters immediately treated the boy before medics arrived, according to the report.
The television station reported the boy was by himself at the time of the incident, but firefighters were able to locate the victim’s family to notify them about the crash.
Police are investigating why the boy was left alone, the station reported.