Broadway star Ruthie Ann Miles injured, 4-year-old daughter killed in car crash

A car ran a red light and drove through a crowd of people in Brooklyn.

Tony Award-winning Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles was in critical condition Monday after she was struck by a car in Brooklyn in an accident that killed her 4-year-old daughter and another child.

Tony Award-Winning Actress Hurt in Deadly Wreck After Driver Blows Red Light in Brooklyn

Miles was walking with a friend, Lauren Lew, and their kids in Park Slope when a white Volvo reportedly ran a red light, drove through the intersection and plowed through a crowd of people in the crosswalk. Miles and Lew were both injured in the crash. Miles' 4-year-old daughter Abigail and Lew's 1-year-old son Joshua were killed. A fifth victim, a 46-year-old man, was also hit.

Miles, who is currently expecting her second child, was critically injured but listed in stable condition.

Investigators are looking into a cause of the crash. The New York Daily News reports that the driver claimed to have suffered a seizure and says she doesn't remember the crash. No charges have been released.

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Miles and her family, as well as a GoFundMe page for Lauren and Charles Lew. As of Tuesday, both fundraisers have already far exceeded their respective initial $5,000 goals, with more donations continuing to pour in.

Miles won a Tony Award for her role in the 2015 Broadway revival of The King and I. Last month, she appeared in a high-profile concert staging of the musical Chess at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Miles was also known for her recurring role as Young Hee Seong on FX's The Americans.

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