Dearborn community rallies around family after 9-year-old boy dies in sledding crash
A 9-year-old boy with ties to Dearborn was killed in a sledding incident. Around the world, people are rallying around his family -- including in Dearborn. And it’s not because he’s my son,” Ian Tlais’ father Al Tlais said. “He’s sliding on, you know, it’s a small hill and there’s pretty much the only tree there,” Al Tlais said. So God offered help,” Al Tlais said.
9-year-old boy suffers head injury in sledding incident in Rochester Hills
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Registered nurse Jessica Phillips was working a shift Saturday in the labor and delivery unit at Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital when she was notified of an incoming trauma downstairs. But it was not an expectant mother and instead her 9-year-old son George. He had been in a sledding incident and was later airlifted to Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit with a brain injury and broken thigh bone. RELATED: Boy, 9, in critical condition after sled crashes into car in Rochester HillsAt about 1 p.m., George was in a Rochester Hills neighborhood, where authorities said his father was pulling the child in his plastic sled behind a Jeep Wrangler. It has too many challenging implications for safety,” said Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard.
Boy, 9, in critical condition after sled crashes into car in Rochester Hills
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – A young boy is in critical condition after his sled crashed into a parked car in Rochester Hills Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, a Royal Oak man, 37, was visiting relatives in Rochester Hills Sunday and was towing his son, 9, on a plastic sled attached to his Jeep Wrangler on Somerville Road. At about 1:15 p.m., while being towed in circles around the cul-de-sac, the boy struck the back of a parked Ford Fusion. The 9-year-old boy was taken to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital before he was air-lifted to the Children’s Hospital in Detroit, where he was listed in critical condition, officials said. Authorities say that alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the incident.