The family of Ruthie Ann Miles, the pregnant Broadway star who lost her daughter and was severely injured in the wreck, revealed Thursday that the unborn child escaped unscathed.
A representative for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said they "will of course review any potential legislative remedies" in the wake of the "terrible tragedy", but according to current law, "violations of local red light and speed camera programs are administered by the City of NY and not reported to the DMV".
Along with her large donation, Holmes took to social media to offer her prayers to Miles and her family, sharing a photo of Miles performing and writing "So many prayers and blessings to Ruthie Ann Miles and her family".
Ruthie Ann Miles accepts the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for The King and I onstage at the 2015 Tony Awards in New York, June 7, 2015. "Ruthie, I am sending you all the love and light in my heart today sweet lady", wrote McDonald, a six-time Tony victor.More news: What is International Women's Day?
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A GoFundMe page has been set up for Ruthie and her family and has since raised more than $400,000. She was also seriously injured in the vehicle accident and is now in stable condition. Her 5-year-old daughter, Abigail, Miles's friend Lauren Lew, and Lew's 1-year-old son, Joshua, were also hit.
"It is our hope that these funds can help alleviate their financial burdens as they prepare to lay their son to rest", campaign leaders Patricia & Jessica wrote on the GoFundMe page.
Baby Mama's Benefit For Planned Parenthood, March 15 at 9:30 & 11:30 PM: Feinstein's/ 54 Below, 254 West 54th Street. Bruns attempted to speed away from the scene but crashed into several cars and was stopped by witnesses.
Bruns, whose license plate had been cited 12 times in the past two years for traffic violations that include four instances of running red lights and four for speeding in school zones, told first responders she had a medical condition and suffered a seizure, which caused her to accelerate through the red light. She suffered minor injuries in the accident and was transported to a local hospital.