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BROOKLYN, NY – New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis issued the following statement after 10-year-old Enzo Farachip was killed when a car jumped the curb, struck him, then crashed into a scaffolding near a B49 bus stop in Midwood.


“Our city streets should be safe enough for parents not to worry about the whereabouts or well-being of their children. With the first full week of school underway, more than 1.1 million students citywide are traveling to and from school – often by public transportation. No parent should ever have to hear that their child will not be coming home from school today. While the circumstances surrounding the motorist and yesterday’s crash remain under investigation, we must continue to look for ways to make our streets safer for all. I want to extend my deepest sympathies to the family of 10-year-old Enzo Farachio, his classmates, and school community,” said Council Member Farah N. Louis.

New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis represents the 45th Council District which is comprised of Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Marine Park, Flatlands, & Kensington in Brooklyn, NY. She is a member of the committees on Civil Service and LaborEconomic DevelopmentEducation; FinanceHousing and BuildingsCommittee on Youth Services; and Justice SystemCouncil Member Louis is also a proud member of the Women’s Caucus as well as the Black, Latino/a, and Asian Caucus.