A 7-week-old girl was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being sent 10 feet through the air after being hit by a driver suspected of being under the influence, Philadelphia Police said.
It all happened around 2:30 at Aramingo and Westmoreland Avenues in the Port Richmond section of the city.
Police say a father was pushing his baby daughter in a stroller when a light blue SUV traveling at a low rate of speed struck the carriage sending it -- and the girl -- flying through the air.
The injured baby was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children where she was placed in critical condition, but later upgraded to stable condition. She suffered a bump on the head and is expected to be OK, cops said.
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Her father wasn’t injured.
Cameras were rolling as Robert Thomas, 34, of New Britain was hauled off in handcuffs -- suspected of DUI, police confirmed.
It was unclear what the Thomas was allegedly on at the time of the crash.
A female passenger in the car won’t be charged, according to police.
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