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A 7-year-old Accidentally Runs Over Her Little Sister With Family Car

A toddler in New Hampshire was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after her 7-year-old sister accidentally run over her on Tuesday night. . 

Tuesday night just after 6:30 p.m., a woman called Salem Police to say her 2-year-old daughter had been run over at an apartment complex.

According to CBS Boston reported the woman said she gave her 7-year-old daughter permission to start her 2003 Ford Focus while she was inside the family’s apartment.

After the girl started the car, she was able to shift it into reverse. The car then moved backwards and ran over the 2-year-old, injuring her legs, chin, scalp, rib cage and upper arm and the car did not stop until it hit a neighboring motor home.

Liana Gallagher who witnessed the incident said she saw the baby trying to open the door and when it wasn’t opening, she tried going behind the car and the car was going back and it hit her, injuring her badly. 

The girl was rushed to Lawrence General Hospital and later taken by MedFlight to Boston Children’s Hospital.

Police are contemplating child endangerment charges against the mother, “What makes this even more frightening is that this was 100 percent preventable,” said Salem Police Captain Joel Dolan.

Source: CBS News

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