'The kids were run straight over, and the driver tried to get away and hit a vehicle, ' one anonymous witness told the New York Post.
Ruthie Ann Miles and daughter Abigail attend the Actors" Equity opening night Gypsy Robe Ceremony honoring MaryAnn Hu for "Sunday in the Park with George' on February 23, 2017 in New York City.
Broadway star Ruthie Ann Miles has experienced an unspeakable tragedy as her daughter Abigail, and a friend's child were both killed by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn. After striking the victims, police say the driver - a 44-year-old woman from Staten Island - crossed into an oncoming lane and crashed into a parked vehicle. Tell me this isn't happening!
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called the crash "really, really sad" and said an investigation into what happened is ongoing. "They had to cut her coat off", bystander Leah Finnegan said, according to the New York Post.
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As of Tuesday, Miles, who is now pregnant, is said to be in stable condition. Photos of the scene show the black stroller mangled on the roadside and the auto wrecked after striking a parked vehicle.
Miles won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress for her role in "The King and I".
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez told the newspaper: 'We believe that she had a seizure.
The little boy, Joshua, was the older of her two sons, said Lew's grandmother. She was taken from the scene to undergo toxicology tests.
The driver reportedly ran a red light. "I ran to the [mom], telling her, 'Please, Miss, stay down.'". The actress, whose husband is Jonathan Blumenstein, had a recurring role on the acclaimed FX drama as Young-Hee Seong in 2016.
At the time of publishing it was unknown how far along Miles' pregnancy was or if the unborn baby was harmed. "But I will state the obvious. It occurred in our neighborhood, very, very close to our home", he said. "This loss of life is tragic and painful for all of us, particularly those of us who are parents".