Shocking moment mum pushing her child in a pram narrowly escapes devastation as car flips and crashes in her path – The Sun | The Sun
THIS is the shocking moment a mum pushing her child in a pram narrowly escaped devastation when a car flipped and crashed in her path.
Video shows the horror smash near a zebra crossing in Olton, Solihull, Birmingham, at 4pm on Sunday.
The mum had been strolling along Warwick Road with her daughter, believed to be two-years-old – when a speeding car veered off the road.
The car hit a lamppost before flipping on the path right in front of the mum – who managed to pull her child’s pram out of the way to safety.
As witnesses rushed to check on the driver the mum was seen clutching her child tight before sitting down on a chair outside a restaurant.
A shop worker who rushed to help after the crash told BirminghamLive: "The mum was in shock and her little girl was only aged around two.
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“We think she had a broken leg. It was a terrible crash."
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The child and the female driver were rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries while the mum was treated at the scene.
An ambulance service spokeswoman said: “We were called at 4.11pm on Saturday to a road traffic collision involving a car and two pedestrians on Warwick Road, Solihull. Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.
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"Upon arrival, we found a woman and child who were pedestrians and a woman who was the driver of the car.
"The driver of the car and the child were assessed and had non-life-threatening injuries.
"The driver received treatment from ambulance staff and both were conveyed to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment.
“A woman who was a pedestrian was assessed and had minor injuries. She received treatment from ambulance staff and did not require further treatment and was discharged at the scene.”
A police spokesperson added: "We attended a collision on Warwick Road, Olton, Solihull, where a car hit a lamppost at a zebra crossing.
"Fortunately, no one was injured, and no arrests were made."
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