(CBS) – A hit-and-run incident in Munster, Ind. left a pregnant woman seriously injured over the weekend.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards talks with family members whose lives were turned upside down.READ MORE: Girl, 17, Dies After Being Shot In West Elsdon
The incident happened in downtown Munster, near where the bike path and the sidewalk intersect.
Jon Vert was riding a bike and towing his fiancée, Melinda Arvia, and young nephew in a bike trailer, when a motorist struck them.READ MORE: Chicago Fire Paramedic's Cap Grazed At Stroger Hospital; Man Killed In Shooting Nearby
“I’m surprised we’re alive and I’m glad we’re alive,” Vert says.
Arvia had to have 18 staples in her head. When she was treated at the hospital, she learned she is 10 weeks pregnant. The baby is expected to be OK.MORE NEWS: Simeon Football Team Plays Without Fans In Bleachers After Slayings Of Two Students This Week
Munster police are investigating.