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Would you press charges?

A 2 year old boy was hit by a car the other night near my mother in laws house. After the boy darted into the street Sunday night he was hit by a car. His father reacted by dragging the he female driver out of her car & assaulting her. The boy is in serious condition at MCG Hospital. Charges against the father depends on whether the lady pursues them. Would you press charges if you were in her position?


Asked by mrsbean08 at 11:37 AM on Jun. 8, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (28)
  • No I don't think I would, it was a reaction to an action.

    Answer by older at 2:02 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • Yes, first of all should he have not been more concerned for his son? If my son was hit I would be more worried about him then whooping someones ass but whatever......Two wrongs do not make a right, I would press charges.

    Answer by armywife2009101 at 11:40 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • yep. Not her fault he can't watch his kid

    Answer by shay1130 at 11:42 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • Yes I would. If a child ran in front of any of us we might not be able to stop in time. The father should have beat himself up for not watching his child better.

    Answer by momtolucas2002 at 11:46 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • if you're child were hit by a car or injured by someone else... do you really know how you would react?

    @ shay - how do you know he wasn't watching his kid? kids who are being watched still have things happen?
    @armywife - how do you know he didn't see about his son first? often when emergency crews are around tending to a victim, parents aren't able to get close.. in that moment.. you see the person who did this to your child... you don't know what your reaction will be and yeah... it may be going after them

    would i press charges? no, not if i just hit this mans child with my car....

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:49 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • Yes I would. A man hits a woman because he was wrong...hmmmm, I would hate to be his wife!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:49 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • Yes, it was a car accident. She didn't harm the child on purpose.

    He can't control himself


    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 11:59 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • anon...i'm sure you are just the almighty know it all.

    Answer by shay1130 at 12:00 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • I agree with sweet-a-kins.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 12:04 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • Yes!!!! I would be blaming myself in this one for sure!!!

    Answer by delilahsmom1177 at 12:06 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

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