SUV hits mother, child in stroller

Posted at 8:57 AM, Dec 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-14 08:57:05-05

A mother and her 1-year-old child are in serious condition after they were hit by an SUV Sunday night in Fort Lauderdale.

Carmen Perez, the 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 Sunday night on Davie Boulevard near Southwest 35th Street.

Witnesses say the mom was pushing the baby in the stroller across the street when Perez struck her.

The mother was pinned under the truck. The impact of the crash knocked the wheels off of the baby stroller.

Perez 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.

It is not known whether Perez will be cited or face any charges.

An investigation is ongoing.

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