Ambulance hits, kills toddler outside Tufts ER

A 2-year-old girl was struck and killed by an ambulance outside of Boston-based Tufts Medical Center just after 1 p.m. Saturday, according to The Boston Globe.

The victim was taken to into the emergency room and pronounced dead. She was footsteps away from her home in the city's Chinatown neighborhood, according to the report.

No charges have been filed against the driver of the ambulance, which belonged to EasCare. Tim Coolen, president and CEO of EasCare, provided a statement that the company is deeply saddened by the incident and intends to cooperate fully with the investigation into the crash, according to the report.

The investigation is ongoing, but Boston police spokesman Officer Stephen McNulty said initial evidence suggests it was a tragic accident, according to the report.


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