A West Ashley father experienced every parent's worst nightmare yesterday when he lost control of the SUV he was backing out of his driveway and watched as it ran over his 22-month-old son.
According to the statistics posted in the article:
Nearly 50 children are injured each week as a result of vehicles backing up, and two typically die, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In most cases, a family member is behind the wheel.
The Post and Courier has a play-by-play run down of how the fatal accident took place, so if you're ready to read on, make your way over to the story.