A mother and her 1-year-old child are in serious condition after they were hit by a SUV in Fort Lauderdale.
The 32-year old driver of the SUV, told NBC 6 that the crash occurred so fast that she is unsure of exactly how it happened. Sources at the scene tell NBC 6 that the accident occurred on Davie Boulevard near Southwest 35th Street. Witnesses say the mom was pushing the baby in the stroller across the street when the 32-year old SUV driver struck her. The mother was pinned under the truck. The impact of the crash knocked the wheels off of the baby stroller.
The driver stayed at the scene and is being cooperative with investigators. The woman and her child are at Broward Health and are listed in serious condition. Sources tell NBC 6 that the baby suffered a skull fracture.
The victim’s name has not been released. It is not known whether the 32-year old driver will be cited or face any charges. An investigation is ongoing.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in serious injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. 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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