September 13th, 2013
12:25 PM ET

Sidewalk Horror Turns Into Miraculous Rescue

An out-of-control SUV jumps a curb in New York City and plows into a group of kids on their way to school.  When two girls are pinned under the vehicle, some bystanders jump into action. CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

David Foibister told CNN affiliate WCBS he was walking his dog when he saw the driver plow into the children.  The hero says, "Me and nine other guys lifted it enough to where we could get the girls out."

In total, affiliate NY1 says five children were injured in the accident, including one eleven-year-old boy.

That child says, "I was trying to run away but the car hit me. My whole life flashed before my eyes."

Law enforcement officials believe the driver accidentally hit the gas pedal when he meant to his the breaks.

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