Tragedy in Monsey: Toddler run over, killed by taxi

18-month-old boy hit and killed by taxi in Monsey, New York.

David Rosenberg ,


An 18-month-old toddler from the Jewish community in Monsey, New York was killed Sunday evening after he was hit by a taxi.

The accident occurred on Johanna Lane sometime after 5:00 p.m. Sunday, when a taxi cab from the American-Latina Taxi Company ran over the child, severely injuring him.

Local emergency medical teams, including a Rockland County Hatzolah unit, were dispatched to the scene. Paramedics treated the boy and evacuated him in critical condition to Good Samaritan Hospital.

Doctors at Good Samaritan Hospital were forced to declare the child’s death shortly after his arrival.