Patients at Hasbro Children's Hospital are getting to ride in style with two new child-sized motorized cars.
Hasbro Children's Hospital Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief Francois Luks says kids tend to be nervous before surgery, and the toys help put smiles on their faces. WJAR-TV reports the pink Chevrolet Camaro and black Silverado toys were donated by Balise Auto Group.
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Balise says they donated the cars after learning the current toy cars had been in use for a while. Luks says the hospital is glad to have a pink car, as several patients had asked for one.
The new Camaro and Silverado will be parked in the hospital's pre-and post-anesthesia care units. The hospital's current vehicles will also remain in use, giving patients a total of four vehicle options.
Information from: WJAR-TV, http://www.turnto10.com