Mom Hit, Dragged By Vehicle While Taking Infant From Minivan

Mom Hit, Dragged By Vehicle While Taking Infant From Minivan


CBS 2’S SCOTT RAPOPORT WITH THE DRAMATIC STORY FROM NEW BRIGHTON. REPORTER: A CHILD’S TOY SCATTERED AMONG THE CRASH DEBRIS. REMNANTS OF THE TERRIBLE HIT AND RUN THAT HAPPENED HERE SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. THAT SERIOUSLY INJURED 37-YEAR- OLD MONIQUE NIGHT. IF NOT FOR HER QUICK THINKING AND BRAVERY, MIGHT HAVE KILLED HER FOUR-MONTH-OLD NEPHEW CARTER. I HEARD A BIG BOOM LAST NIGHT. RIGHT THERE. FRIENDS OF THE VICTIM SAY NIGHT, CARTER, AND CARTER’S MOTHER JUST RETURNED FROM A TRIP TO ADVENTURE LAND ON LONG ISLAND AND PARKED ALONG THE STREET HERE. POLICE SAY AS NIGHT WAS REMOVING CARTER FROM THE CAR’S BACKSEAT, SHE WAS STRUCK BY THE HIT AND RUN DRIVER. LISTEN TO WITNESSES ON THE SCENE. PINNED THE LADY AGAINST THE DOOR OF THE CAR. I LOOKED DOWN. HER LEG WAS SPLATTERED. IT WAS ALL OVER. THE BABY’S AUNT AND A FRIEND OF NIGHT SAYS THE HIT AND RUN DRIVER FIRST STRUCK THIS PARKED CAR BEFORE BARRELING INTO NIGHT. BROWNING SAYS NIGHT HEARD THE CAR COMING TOWARD HER AND ACTED QUICKLY TO SAVE THE LITTLE BOY FROM DANGER. SHE WAS HOLDING CARTER. WHEN SHE SEE THE CAR, SHE THREW HIM BACK IN THE CAR. SHE THREW HIM BACK IN THE CAR TO PROTECT THE BABY AND THE CAR HIT HER ANY WAY. POLICE SAY NIGHT WAS TAKEN TO RICHMOND UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER WITH A BAD LEG INJURY. FRIENDS SASHES OUT OF SURGERY IN CRITICAL BUT STABLE CONDITION. THE CHILD WHO AND HIS MOTHER WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR OBSERVATION. COPS ARE SEARCHING FOR THE SUSPECT WHO THEY BELIEVE WAS DRIVING A DARK COLORED JEEP. WHO LEFT A TRAIL OR PHYSICAL

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3 Comments

  1. what is it in your country that nowhere seems to have street lights why are you against streetlights prevents crime and a lot more cameras would be good

  2. May the Creator Bless Monique Knight and the infant. I'm glad she had the presence of mind to keep the baby from harm.

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