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Police investigating after car strikes baby stroller in Montreal hit and run

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Montreal police are investigating last week after a driver struck a baby in a stroller in a hit-and-run.

The incident, which occurred on November 16th, was captured by a nearby surveillance camera. Videos and images are widely distributed on social media.

The video shows a black vehicle driving north on Bloomfield Avenue in the Outremont borough around 2:30 pm. baby carriage.

The woman appeared to speed while crossing an intersection and hit the stroller. There was a baby about 1 year old inside.

Raphael Bergeron, a spokesperson for the Montreal Police Department, said the stroller was dragged several meters before detaching from the vehicle.

“The vehicle didn’t stop and ran until it fled to Van Horn Street,” he said.

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Surveillance cameras captured the moment the car drove through a traffic light and crashed into a stroller carrying a baby.

The baby was taken to hospital and was not seriously injured. Montreal police are investigating the incident as a hit-and-run and are seeking help from the public to identify the driver.

Police are also investigating surveillance footage in the vicinity, he said.

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante tweeted Wednesday that the image of a driver accelerating toward a mother and baby was “incredibly violent” and that the incident was “unacceptable.”

In a tweet Tuesday night, Autremont Mayor Laurent Desbois said he was “shocked” by seeing the video and has been in contact with Montreal police.

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