A driver was arrested for crashing into a woman who was walking with two 4-year-old girls in Broward County, critically injuring the children, Florida Highway Patrol said.
The crash happened as a 25-year-old woman was attempting to cross the street with two 4-year-old girls at the intersection of Davie and Coconut Creek.
A Hyundai SUV, driven by a 56-year-old woman, struck the trio as she was making a left turn onto Coconut Creek from Davie, Florida Highway Patrol said.
The two girls were rushed to a hospital in Coral Springs in Broward County in critical condition and are said to have been upgraded to stable condition, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The 25-year-old woman was taken to the same hospital with minor injuries. The police said she is not related to the girls and she was described by the police as a family friend.
The 56-year old woman who was driving the Hyundai SUV was arrested and charged with failure to yield to pedestrians.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving pedestrians, which ultimately, left two children in critical condition. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident so that the family and friends of Blair Leafey can have a closure. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”
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