Sunday, August 30, 2015

Woman injured in carjacking released from hospital

Thelma Brown, 69, who was injured in the carjacking crash Friday that killed three children, was released Wednesday from Hahnemann University Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Brown suffered a broken ankle and bruised sternum when a carjacked SUV veered out of control and crashed Friday at Germantown and Allegheny Avenues, killing 15-year-old Keiearra Williams, 10-year-old Thomas Joseph Reed, and 7-year-old Terrence Moore.

Their mother, Keisha Williams, 34, remained in critical condition at Temple University Hospital. Also injured was a 45-year-old woman who was the carjacking victim. Brown, the children, and their mother were at the North Philadelphia corner selling fruit to raise money for a neighborhood playground when a Toyota 4Runner crashed into them. - Robert Moran

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