Broadway star Ruthie Ann Blumenstein, who goes by the stage name Ruthie Ann Miles, was injured in a automobile crash on Monday.
Her 4-year-old daughter, Abigail, was killed when they were both struck by a automobile in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, according to NBC 4 New York.
A white Volvo reportedly drove into a crowd of people after leading a red light around 1 p.m. near the intersection of Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue. A 46 -year-old man and another woman, Lauren Lew, were also injured. Lew’s 1-year-old son was declared dead at the stage.
The two children and their babies are allegedly recently left a religion contest at a local community center when the accident occurred.
Miles, who are expecting her second child, was critically injured but in stable condition, police said.
The driver, Dorothy Bruns, 44, reportedly told police that she had medical topics. The New York Daily News reported that relatives told me that she suffered from a convulsion while driving. She was arrested at the background and has not been charged. Mayor Bill DeBlasio said investigation into the cases is underway.
The actress prevailed a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the 2015 resurgence of the musical “The King& I.” She has starred in “Sunday in the Park with George” alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and previously had a recurring role on the FX spy line “The Americans.”
Many in the Broadway community, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt and Kristin Chenoweth, carried their condolences for Miles on social media after the news broke.