$16.6M settlement in Hempstead crash
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A 10-year-old girl who lost her ability to walk and speak after she was hit by a car while crossing a busy road in Hempstead with her brother five years ago was awarded $16.6 million in a settlement with Hempstead Village on Wednesday, her lawyer said.
The lawyer for Mildrekia Watson, who was 5 when she was struck in December 2007, said he hopes the settlement will spur the village to get...