Pregnant Broadway star Annie losses daughter in crash





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Tony Award winner,  Ruthie Ann Blumenstein, popularly called Miles and her unborn baby are receiving treatment after being hit by a car in New York, killing her baby girl.

Miles, who is pregnant, and her 4-year-old  daughter, Abigail, while crossing a street in New York's Brooklyn Park Slope neighbourhood on Monday, were hit after a driver went through a red light with his car.


The 34-year-old is in hospital in a stable condition, Her unborn baby is "doing well", according to her agent Dustin Flores.

Another woman, a friend of Miles named Lauren Lew, was also injured and is in stable condition, losing her one-year-old son. And a 46-year-old man, was also hit, reports says.

And, it was garthered that Dorothy Bruns, 44, the driver was battling various health problems, including multiple sclerosis.


Miles, who is best known for her Tony Award-winning performance as Lady Thiang in the revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's ‘The King and I,’ currently has a part on cable TV series The Americans.

She won the award for best featured actress in a musical in 2015 and had been due to play the same role in London's West End this summer.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds for Miles and it has raised more than $300,000 – Skyness reports.


Jack Stephens, who set up the page and described himself as a company manager, said: "Ruthie is beloved by her many friends and colleagues in the Broadway and touring communities.


"She is always kind and always has a smile. "It is our honour to help her in this difficult time."





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