Child in stroller hit by SUV

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) — A child was airlifted to a local hospital on Tuesday after an SUV hit a woman pushing a stroller in Sarasota.

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Sarasota Police Department officers say the crash happened at about 10 a.m. at the intersection of US 301 and 4th Street.

Investigators say a woman was pushing the stroller and was attempting to cross the northbound and southbound lanes of U.S. 301. A Cadillac SUV struck the woman and the child in the stroller.

Police say the woman pushing the stroller is the child’s grandmother. Her 1 and 1/2 year old grandson is in stable condition at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.

The grandmother, 42, was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the driver of the vehicle was fully cooperative with officers and their investigation. Charges are not expected for the driver. Charges for the grandmother are possible. The crash remains under investigation.

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