Elderly Driver Hits Mother, 2 Children In Concord
CONCORD (CBS) – A toddler was seriously injured and his mother and older brother were also hurt in a pedestrian accident Saturday morning in Concord.
Police say around 10 a.m., the mom was pushing her 20-month-old in a stroller across Winthrop Street at Commonwealth Ave. when an elderly driver came around the corner and crashed into them.
The woman’s five-year-old son, who was riding his bicycle next to them, was also injured.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Doug Cope reports
The 20-month-old was flown to Children’s Hospital with serious injuries. A visibly crushed stroller remained at the scene early Saturday afternoon.
WBZ-TV’s Paul Burton reports
The mom and five-year-old were taken to Emerson Hospital.
The driver was also taken to Emerson Hospital. Police say after the initial crash, the car careened across a front lawn and into a small garage, knocking the garage off its foundation.
Investigators are still looking at what caused the accident but they say speed does not appear to be a factor.