Monday, September 21, 2009

Five-Year-Old Struck By Tow Truck In Critical Condition

Keeping him in our thoughts...
Here's the story from The Niagara Falls Review:

NIAGARA FALLS – A five-year-old Niagara Falls boy is in critical condition following a traffic accident, Friday evening.

The incident happened around 6:40 p.m. near the boy's Spring Blossom Drive home.

According to Niagara Regional Police, the boy ran from the south side of the road to the north side, toward his home, and was struck by a tow truck.

Several bystanders, including the victim's parents, came to his assistance. He was taken by ambulance to Greater Niagara General Hospital and later transferred to Hamilton Health Sciences Centre (McMaster Site).

The boy, whose name has not been released by police, is presently listed in critical condition.

The accident remains under investigation by members of the NRP's collision reconstruction unit.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 905-688-4111, ext. 5550.

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