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Toddler Wanders Out of Day Care Facility Then Hit by a Car in Parking Lot – Suffers Serious Personal Injuries

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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A two-year-old child was hospitalized in critical condition after the child was hit and run over by a car outside a child care center in south Tel Aviv. The incident occurred around 8 a.m. after one of the center’s three children wandered outside and into the day care center’s parking lot. The husband of the day care’s owner drove up to the center to pick up the couple’s nine children and take them to school when he heard a loud blow and then screams by his wife and other bystanders. The husband stop and exited his vehicle to find the toddler lying motionless under the wheels of his automobile. The toddler, who sustained a head injury, was immediately taken inside the child care facility , where he remained until paramedics arrived and attempted to stabilize him. The 2-year-old was transported to Tel Aviv’s Sourasky Medical Center in critical condition. Police questioned the center’s operator on the suspicion of negligence and find out how the child could have left the facility without anyone noticing. Traffic police also investigated the car accident. Both investigations are still ongoing. For more read 2-year-old in critical condition after struck by car in Tel Aviv.

Constant supervision of children is one of the best way to prevent children from sustaining personal injuries.