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Johnson City infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

July 26th, 2013 6:55 am by Kayla Carter, NET News Service

Johnson City infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

Shaunda Swartz holds her son Daniel while standing beside her husband Garrick inside their home at 510 Hamilton St. (Lee Talbert/Johnson City Press)

An 8-month-old child’s life was narrowly spared when a vehicle crashed into a family’s bedroom at 510 Hamilton St. around 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

“The worst thing was finding my baby had been thrown across the room and up against the dresser,” said Shaunda Swartz, mother of Daniel Swartz. “It slung his crib all the way across the room.”

While Daniel was being checked out at the hospital, Swartz said she regretted placing him on her bed to feed him 20 minutes prior to the crash instead of leaving him in the confinement of his crib.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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