An 18-month-old Oregon boy, Brock Aschenbrener, was injured in a pedestrian accident when his mother, Charmin Aschenbrener, hit him with an SUV as she was backing the vehicle out of a Milwaukie driveway.
According to a report written by David Krough on KGW.com, Brock Aschenbrener suffered critical injuries and was taken to Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital.
Studies show that a high proportion of toddler injuries occur in their driveways when vehicles back up.
Public awareness and education is need to prevent these devastating pedestrian accidents.
This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in pedestrian accidents and the families of those killed.