Skip to comments.(Elderly) Bíklyn driver hits the gas, backing over granny & tots
Posted on 10/06/2012 6:24:59 AM PDT by lowbridge
An elderly motorist hit the gas, accidentally backed his car over a grandmother and struck two tots in Brooklyn yesterday pinning the woman and splitting a baby carriage in half, witnesses and cops said.
Stunned bystanders rushed over to lift the old mans car off 51-year-old Elizabeth Castillo after the 1 p.m. accident near Humboldt and Moore streets in Williamsburg, witnesses said.
She was all bloody, said witness Wilfredo Soto, 44.
The woman suffered broken ribs and other injuries but is expected to survive, said her daughter Camille.
The children Castillos 3-year-old grandson and a 17-month-old girl suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The baby girl, whose mother was pushing her in a stroller, had a broken arm and an eye injury. The boy, who was walking with his grandma, suffered facial cuts.
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I sure hope that I’ll know that because of age and the infirmities it brings, when it’s time to quit driving.
I think I will.
south park comes alive again. people need to know when to hand over the keys.
“I’m not against old people driving grandpa, I just don’t want to die.”