Mother, baby struck by vehicle that crashed into Yonkers barbershop: police

Northern Suburbs

YONKERS, N.Y. — A woman and her infant child were injured after a vehicle struck them before crashing into a barbershop in Westchester County Friday morning, police said.

It happened in the vicinity of Lake and Morningside avenues, police said.

The driver hit a parked vehicle at the location then struck two pedestrians before hitting John’s Barbershop, according to authorities.

Two cops happened to be getting breakfast nearby and ran to assist in the incident, police officials said.

The pedestrians, a mother and her child, suffered “significant injuries” but their conditions were described as stable, authorities said.

The baby, believed to be 6 to 8 months old, suffered a fractured skull and the mother suffered compound fractures to her leg, according to a police official at the scene.

The owner of the barbershop also suffered minor injuries.

Witnesses told PIX11 News the woman and her baby were walking on the street. When the vehicle started coming toward them, they started running.

The driver was unlicensed, according to police. Authorities took a blood sample of the driver to test if he was intoxicated.

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