Local leaders call for change to make streets safer after 3-month-old child is struck, killed

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams says Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan didn’t get nearly as close to zero as he would have liked.

News 12 Staff

Sep 13, 2021, 11:43 PM

Updated 985 days ago

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Local leaders are calling for a policy that will make our streets safer after a 3-month-old baby was struck and killed by a car over the weekend.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams says Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan didn’t get nearly as close to zero as he would have liked. 
He is calling for a greater emphasis on automated enforcement and police enforcement, as well as a lifetime license suspension for repeat offenders.
The man in custody for the 3-month-old’s death, 28-year-old Tarik Mock,reportedly had over 30 violations just this year and previously had his license suspended.
As for the family whose baby was killed in the crash, News 12 is told both the mother and father will recover physically.Mock is charged with attempted unauthorized use of a vehicle and attempted robbery, among other counts.


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