Mother Released, Infant Remains Hospitalized as Investigation into Rt 13 Remains Open
The mother struck on Rt 13, last month has been released from the hospital while her infant son remains hospitalized in serious but stable condition, multiple sources confirmed to Lower Bucks Source in recent days.
The mother, was released from Temple University Hospital late last week, and seen in the Bristol area, sources said, however, her infant son, remains in the neonatal intensive care unit at St Christopher’s Hospital for Children, in Philadelphia, according to sources requesting anonymity.
Both victims were struck while crossing Route 13, in the area of Dollar General at 610 Bristol Pike around 8 p.m. on August 21st. when the mother, with the baby stroller crossed from the median onto the south bound lane, being struck by a white SUV. The striking vehicle was rear-ended by a second striking vehicle.
The Bucks County DA’s office Homicide by Auto Unit team is leading the investigation into the accident on Monday a DA’s office spokesperson said the accident “is still under investigation.”
The indelible images of a a Bristol Borough Police officer cradling the infant in his arms while waiting for the ambulance to arrive and pictures of the infants mangled baby stroller, have let to members of the community wanting to know what if anything they could do for the infant and his mother to help them through the “tragic accident.”
An out of area family member, hours after the accident, asked for the the community to “please pray for my nephew he’s not in the best of shape, he’s in great hands but needs tons of Prayers, Thank you ”
Those prayers are still needed today for the little boy.