Friday, March 27, 2009

Van Kills Pregnant Woman on Sidewalk

From the story in the Times
There were two men in the front seat, a driver and passenger, and the passenger was leaning out the window and yelling at and harassing the women, Mr. Contreras said, citing his coworker’s account. All of a sudden, he said, the van shot up suddenly onto the curb.
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The van appeared to have gone onto the sidewalk at a 45-degree angle and to have knocked over a Muni-Meter (a kind of parking meter that controls multiple spaces), a black metal signpost and a metal yellow bollard, one of two put in front of the Muni-Meter to prevent it from being knocked over.
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Mr. Contreras’s footage showed the injured women lying on the ground. He said of the woman who died, “She was almost cut in half. I feel sick.”

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