FLORAL PARK - Police say a 9-year-old boy has been killed after being struck by a car in Floral Park this evening.
Police say a 16-year-old girl was learning how to drive with her mother in the car at the time of the accident. They say she took a wide right turn onto Martha Terrace from Plainfield Road when she lost control, hopped the curb and struck the young boy and his mother.
Officials say the mother of the boy was taken to an area hospital with injuries.
Investigators say there appears to be no criminality involved in the accident but that they will continue to investigate.