eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

Local

Father, Son Struck By Vehicle In Northeast Philadelphia

View Comments
cottman street accident

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -A father and son are recovering at area hospitals after being struck by a vehicle Monday morning in Northeast Philadelphia.

The accident happened a little before noon at the Cottman Avenue and Horrocks Street intersection.

According to authorities, the father ran after his 4-year-old boy who darted into oncoming traffic.

The child was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children where he is listed in critical condition with a serious head injury, police said. The father was transported to Einstein Medical Center in stable condition with a broken leg.

Authorities say the driver of the vehicle stopped at the location. No charges have been filed at this time.

Philadelphia police are investigating.

Top Content On CBSPhilly

View Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,302 other followers