Father of child injured in day care center crash speaks - FOX 35 News Orlando

Father of child injured in day care center crash speaks

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Days after a car came crashing through the Winter Park KinderCare, killing one child and injuring about a dozen others, one of those kids, Kaleb Infante, is in stable condition at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.

The 4-year-old is in good spirits; Smiling, despite a broken femur, cracked pelvis, and second and third degree burns covering his little body.

"From what we're told he was directly under the vehicle, and one of the teachers at the school did pull him out from there," Kaleb's father, Kyle Infante, told FOX 35.

Kaleb and the other children were enjoying snack time at the KinderCare when a car came crashing through the front wall.

"He just said there was a loud bang, and some loud noises, people talking and crying," Kyle added.

Besides the dozen children hurt in this crash, 4-year-old Lily Quintus was killed. And as of Sunday night, one other child remains in critical condition.

As for Kaleb, Kyle said, it's going to be a long road to recovery, but nothing can break his son's spirit.

"He's telling his mom, he's telling me that it's going to be ok, it's just my leg, they're going to fix it. And everything this is ok. And for a 4-year-old boy who's been through all this to tell his father that, it really humbled me."

Kaleb has two pins holding his leg together, which will need to come out in six months. He will also need skin grafts for the serious burn on his thigh, and constant, round the clock care for the several months while his femur heals and he learns to walk again. 

His family has set up a fund on GoFundMe.com to help pay for his medical expenses.

In the meantime, the petition for Lily's Law, which will create barriers for Childcare Facilities Located on Busy Traffic areas has been set up on Change.org.

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