A 3-year-old boy who was freed from underneath a car by a group of good Samaritans remains in critical condition Tuesday.
The boy, who was with his parents, was struck and pinned beneath the car just before 6 p.m. at the usually busy intersection of St. Barnabas Road and Stamp Road in Temple Hills. Witnesses rushed in to help lift the car off the boy. He was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
It appeared as though he did not use a crosswalk.
"It is sad, and I have to wonder... a small child crossing over where there's no crosswalk..." witness Umeka Coleman said.
The driver who struck the child remained on scene.
"To any pedestrians, when you have any heavy traffic-heavy area as this, always stay in the crosswalk, always obey traffic signals," Prince George's Co. Corp. Nicole Hubbard said.