This occurred on corner of IS73. All news media there.
On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at approximately 750 am at the corner of 71 Street and Grand Avenue Precinct personnel responded to a vehicle accident where 5 children ages 11-13 were struck. All five children were removed to Elmhurst General Hospital, two of the children had serious injuries. None of the injuries appear to be life threatening.
The driver of the vehicle was a 40 year old male from Elmhurst, Queens. At this time it appears to be a tragic accident. The accident investigation is being conducted by the Highway Unit.
Detective Thomas Bell
104 Precinct Community Affairs