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Hit-and-run with stroller caught on video in Montreal

A one-year-old little one has survived a hit-and-run after a mom’s stroller was struck by a car whereas she was crossing the road in Montreal’s Outremont borough final week, police say.

The incident was captured by a surveillance digicam exterior the house of a resident who lives close to the positioning of the crash, on the intersection of Bloomfield and Lajoie avenues. The video was posted on-line as group members are shocked by the incident and are hoping the driving force is discovered by police.

The video exhibits the driving force slowly strategy the intersection however as an alternative of stopping on the cease sign, the car continues driving, pushing the stroller into the road. The particular person pushing the stroller doesn’t seem like struck by the car.

The house owner who recorded the video confirmed to CTV News it was recorded the afternoon of Nov. 16.

Paramedics and Montreal police stated they acquired a 911 name round 2:40 p.m. and responded to the scene of the crash. When the police officer arrived the mom and little one had already been despatched to hospital as a precaution. The toddler was unhurt. 

Jeanne Drouin, a police spokesperson, stated investigators returned shortly after and spoke to witnesses.

“Like all of you, I’m in shock after watching this video,” wrote Outremont Mayor Laurent Desbois in a tweet late Tuesday night time. “I’m in communication with the SPVM and I hope that they are going to be capable to shortly determine the driving force of the car.”

Police stated the suspect car was black however didn’t have some other descriptions.

The police investigation remains to be ongoing.



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