Updated: Mother and Child Struck Crossing Rt.13 Remain in Critical Condition
Updated: Monday 3 a.m.
The mother and infant son struck on Rt 13 Saturday night remain in critical condition as of late Sunday night, multiple sources told Lower Bucks Source.
A member of the family asked 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 ”
Additionally, sources reported the mother was transferred to Temple University Hospital on Sunday, but declined to provide specific information om her on the infant boy’s medical status.
The Bucks County DA’s office Homicide by Auto Unit team is leading the investigation into the Saturday accident, due to the seriousness of the injuries both victims suffered.
No other information is available at this time. Lower Bucks Source will continue to follow developments on this story as new information becomes available.
A mother walking her 16-month old infant son in a stroller were struck on Rt 13 in Bristol Saturday evening, with both listed in “critical condition” police say.
The accident, in the area of Dollar General at 610 Bristol Pike, occurred around 8 pm when the woman, 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, a witnesses on scene told Lower Bucks Source.
The Bucks County Rescue Squad transported mother and child to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital in Philadelphia, with the infant later transferred to St Christopher’s Hospital for Children, in critical condition, police said.
A mangled baby stroller, with a child’s sneaker lay in the roadway, while investigators from the Bucks County District Attorneys Homicide by Auto Unit, with police from, Tullytown Borough and Bristol Township, assisted said a press release.
Witnesses on scene told LBS they saw a Bristol Borough Police officer cradling the infant in his arms, waiting for the ambulance to arrive.
Police said the DA’s office was on scene “due to the extent of the injuries” suffered by the victims.
Both drivers stayed on scene and cooperated with investigators, police said.
Rt. 13 was shut down from Bath Road to Beaver Road, for a little more than two hours. reopening to traffic again about 10:20 p.m.
Bristol Borough Fire Department and Bristol Township Fire Police assisted on the scene.