Yvelines: the driver who seriously injured a 4-month-old baby in Poissy, placed in police custody


The motorist hit a stroller at a pedestrian crossing in Poissy, at the end of the day on Monday. He fled before surrendering to the police on Tuesday morning. The baby is hospitalized in serious condition.

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The driver of the car which struck a stroller at a pedestrian crossing in Poissy in the Yvelines, at the end of the day on Monday November 1, presented himself to the police station on Tuesday morning at 5 am, franceinfo learned from a police source. He seriously injured a 4 month old baby. The suspect was taken into custody and admitted to the facts.

The accident occurred around 6.30 p.m. Monday evening, rue du Maréchal Lyautey, near the city hospital, said this police source. The baby who was thrown onto the public highway is hospitalized in serious condition. The mother is not hurt.

According to the first elements of the investigation, the mother was crossing the street when a car arrived at high speed in a section however limited to 30 km / h. According to the first account given to investigators, the driver ran a red light before fleeing, according to France Bleu Paris.

The mayor of Poissy, Karl Olive, called on the driver on Monday evening to surrender himself to the police, assuring that he would be quickly identified thanks to the city’s surveillance cameras.



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