Hit And Run Driver After Crushing A Little Girl In China

Picture source: Sina Weibo

Many of you probably had know of this story about a little girl was been crushed by a hit and run motorist in Fohsan Guangdong, China. What really shocking was there were a total of 18 passer-by just ignored the poor little girl lying on the road. Later after that, a  57-year-old rag collector noticed the girl and moved her to the curb. The woman then tried talking to the shopkeeper but received no response. When she ran from shop to shop for the identity of the girl, the rag collector was told by a number of shopkeepers to mind her own business.

She then walked into the street and a few seconds later, the girl's mother appears and rushes away with the girl.The girl received emergency surgery in Foshan before being transferred to the General Hospital of the Guangzhou Military Command of the People's Liberation Army in Guangzhou on the same day.

A security camera had capture the incident. 

Chinese authorities have supposedly have caught the first driver. "If she is dead, I may pay only about 20,000 yuan ($3,125). But if she is injured, it may cost me hundreds of thousands yuan," said the driver over the phone to the media, before he gave himself up to the police.The girl has been pronounced "brain dead" by doctors and remains on life support in intensive care. "She couldn't breathe on her own," said Wen Qiang, deputy director of the ICU department. The most optimistic estimate is that the girl will remain in a vegetative state on life support.

                                             Picture source: Sina Weibo


 17 / 10 / 2011 News Update 

Police have detained both drivers. 

 17 / 10 / 2011 News Update 

Doctors said the girl died yesterday from severe brain injuries she had suffered in the accident." 

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