STAMFORD, Conn. -- A 3 year-old girl suffered life threatening injuries when the family car rolled over her Tuesday morning in Stamford, police said.
The Stamford Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Squad are investigating a motor vehicle versus pedestrian collision in the parking lot of 107 Pine Hill Avenue that was reported at 10:16 a.m.
A 2011 Subaru Outback station wagon had parked in front of the house. The operator, the 32 year-old mother, exited the Subaru and was in the process of unloading her children and groceries. The Subaru rolled backward on the downgrade of the parking lot. The operator was able to put the transmission into park at which point the car stopped.
During the backward roll the Subaru ran over the operator’s 3 year-old daughter who sustained life threatening injuries. There was also a 20 month-old son in the car.
The daughter was transported by Stamford E.M.S. ambulance to Stamford Hospital where after evaluation she was air lifted to Yale-New Haven Hospital for further treatment.
The investigation remains open and any witnesses are asked to contact C.A.R.S. investigators at the above numbers.
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