Gates, N.Y. - Two children were seriously injured after a car struck them in a parking lot in Gates.
Gates Police Chief Jim VanBrederode said a father was pulling his children, ages 3 and 1, in a wagon when a car left the road and struck them. He said they were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and are in critical condition.
[Witness on scene statement] "I saw the medics grab a young toddler and take him to the first ambulance. It was really hard to watch. The father was super hysterical," she said. "And about six or seven minutes later, there was a second toddler that was taken to the second ambulance, and they took them right away. They definitely were not moving."
Gates, N. Y. (WHAM) - Gates Police Chief James VanBrederode said he believes two children who were seriously injured in an accident Thursday evening will survive. This happened across the street from the Lyell Avenue Wegmans around 7 p. m. Thursdaywhen a car went off the road and hit the two...
Will update as and when names are released for search purposes. Mr. B. was actually on the scene, he lives nearby and was driving home. Apparently the woman jumped the curb, I know this parking lot and she had to have jumped it several feet, hit the kids in the wagon then backed up to try and drive away AND RAN OVER THE KIDS. You can see the wagon crushed under the car. Unofficially one of the LE who was directing traffic said they think she may have been texting.
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