Archive for Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Baldwin City girl released from hospital after last week’s accident

A seven-year-old girl who was struck by a pickup truck while riding her bike was released from the hospital Wednesday.

May 27, 2009


Danielle Bennett, the 7-year-old Baldwin City girl struck by a pickup truck last Thursday, was released from Children's Mercy Hospital on Saturday.

“She's much better,” said Bonnie Bennett, her mother. “She had a fractured collarbone, two fractured ribs, assorted bumps and bruises and a lot of road rash.

Danielle was taken by helicopter ambulance to the Kansas City, Mo., hospital shortly after the accident about 6 p.m. in FireTree Estates. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Bennett was hit by Ralph Ybarra, 61, after Bennett didn't stop at a stop sign at FlameWay and FireTree Way.


hujiko 9 years ago

It's good to see that she turned out alright.

Dani Bennett 3 years, 11 months ago

That seven year old girl is me I am so much better but I still have scares I an 12 now and u still have nightmares of that day

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