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Update on Sledding Accident

Police say doctors are optimistic about recovery.

Port Washington Patch has confirmed that two girls – not one, as originally revealed to Patch – were injured in a sledding accident on Sunday.

At the Port Washington Police Commissioners meeting on Tuesday morning, Detective Tony Guzzello provided an update on the girls’ status. One girl had an injury to the back of her head and is at a local hospital where she is fairing well. The other girl remains in a medically induced coma and was stable through the night. Doctors are optimistic that she will make a recovery. At this time she is listed in critical condition.

Police Commissioner Dave Franklin asked Guzzello to let the families know the community is thinking of them.

To those at the meeting, Franklin said, “Keep them in your prayers.” 

Jonathan Roth February 12, 2013 at 04:53 PM
She is in our prayers!
Elena Box February 12, 2013 at 05:21 PM
Join The Healing Studio at Om Sweet Om TODAY at 1:30 for a Prayer Circle. Please come out to pray. The power of prayer is needed by all. Don't underestimate this gift. Please come as we hold Sydney and her family in prayer. Om Sweet Om - 12 Irma Ave. (516) 944-9642
Caren February 12, 2013 at 05:57 PM
She is in our prayers. I posted on Facebook so she is in prayers all around this country and even as far as Germany !!
Jennifer Rowland February 12, 2013 at 09:36 PM
They are in our prayers.
John McInerney February 13, 2013 at 01:30 AM
Kerry McInerney I know Sydney from At Last Camp......great girl..I am praying for you!!
Laura Buondelmonte February 13, 2013 at 01:41 PM
Sending prayers, will light candles for their swift recoveries...
DHill February 13, 2013 at 10:17 PM
Sending prayers from Manhasset....may God watch over her and help her
JoAnn Frons February 14, 2013 at 03:05 AM
J.Frons Sending warm thoughts from California
susan March 07, 2013 at 03:47 AM
my prayers go out to her and to her family keep the faith and believe in god their is higher power
Honest opinions March 23, 2013 at 07:31 AM
Don't shoot the messenger but I've got to say this....... I'm taken aback by the banners and ribbons being put up around town. I hope that this child recovers and has a great life. Just take a second to think about all the children in this town who are suffering from far worse circumstances. Does the community rally for them? Put up banners and ribbons to support their struggles? I can answer that with a certain NO. I'm sorry for the struggles that her accident has put her and her family through. It's just plain selfish to put their child and her unfortunate circumstance on display around town in front of people who's child might not even have a chance at life. Bring on the negative comments about what I just said but know that its an awful truth.

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