DOT approves speed bump for dangerous block

THE BRONX - ? The Department of Transportation is installing a speed bump at East 214th Street where a 5-year-old was struck in August.

The accident occurred at 930 East 214th St. just before 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 28 and was caught on a security tape.

Police say the boy, Joshua Saunders, ran into the street to chase a ball, when a Nissan Pathfinder struck him and dragged him more than 50 feet down the road.

Residents said at the time speed bumps were necessary on the road.

BX residents call for safer intersection after hit-and-run of child Police still searching for hit-and-run driver who hit 5-year-old Police looking for hit-and-run driver of 5-year-old

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