Peters Township mom run over by her own car

PETERS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A Peters Township mom is sharing her story virtually a week just after she was run above by her have car in her driveway. 

Ashley Cramer McClintock, 37, states her car or truck was in park, but it started out performing up on its individual with all three of her young children inside of. The incident occurred in her driveway on Alexander Travel in Peters Township. 

Cramer McClintock claims she was having all set to consider her a few little ones to school. They ended up in the car or truck when just one of them mentioned they forgot their backpack. She was about to go in the household to grab it when she recognized her 2011 Honda Pilot relocating on its have. She attempted to halt it but acquired operate about in the procedure.

“I am going to never ever forget about it. It will be some thing you feel about wherever you try to remember each detail,” she explained.

Cramer McClintock spoke to KDKA from her healthcare facility mattress at Allegheny General Healthcare facility virtually a week after she suggests her everyday living changed without end.

“I was out of the automobile and the auto just began absolutely performing on its own practically,” mentioned Cramer McClintock.

She claims the automobile was on but in park the entire time on the flat aspect of the driveway, and she did what she could to consider and cease it from relocating.

“I was hanging on the wheel and then also spun the wheel,” she explained.

She suggests she was making an attempt to strike the brake then bought knocked out of the vehicle. She managed to halt by maneuvering the back again tires of the SUV into the grass, but acquired pulled less than the entrance tires in the course of action. The auto ran above her pelvis, ribs and face and she was going in and out of consciousness.

“It was like holding your limbs alongside one another. It was poor. Many fractures but I was blessed, really fortunate,” she explained. 

Her daughter ran within the home and instructed her grandfather what occurred. Emergency responders were called to the scene, including her brother, the fireplace chief of South Strabane Township. She says it truly is scary to believe anything like this could transpire when you consider you happen to be safe and sound.

“My main aim and information is to let persons know this is one thing that could come about so you should just take take note,” stated Cramer McClintock.

Cramer McClintock explained she’s in a lot of ache and working with various broken bones in her pelvis, ribs and a broken nose. Even so, she states she is thankful to be alive.

“I am just happy I’m on this earth with my young children and household,” said Cramer McClintock.

This afternoon, KDKA achieved out to the Nationwide Highway Transportation Safety Administration to see if there have been any similar difficulties reported with the 2011 Honda Pilot. We are to waiting to hear from them. KDKA also checked Honda’s internet site, and there are no equipment-associated remembers for that precise make and model.