- Associated Press - Monday, May 5, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a 9-year-old girl is in stable condition after being struck by a police cruiser in Brooklyn.

Police say a marked cruiser was being driven on New Lots Avenue near the intersection of Mother Gaston Boulevard in the borough’s East New York section when the child ran out and was hit. They say the cruiser had a green light. It happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

The girl is being treated at Kings County Hospital. The officer has been taken to Jamaica Hospital for evaluation.

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