The carelessness of the adults, from the Front Page Sections, translated…
“Parents should NOT allow children under fourteen to cross the streets on their own”, the car was parked opposite of the school, as the daughter crossed the streets alone, she was hit by a motorist, both were injured, and, the motorist was found not guilty.
When the parents drop their children off to school, when there’s an accident as the kids crossed the streets, the parents may be faced with the charges; there were cases like this in Yilan and Taidong, ht mothers who’d allowed their young to cross the streets along and the children were injured or had died, the mothers were all prosecuted based off of causing injuries and death.
The woman who was charged with causing injuries, Chen lived in Yilan, in December of two years ago, she’d taken her thirteen-year-old first year middle school daughter to school, she’d parked the car opposite from her daughter’s school, allowing her daughter to get off and cross the streets, as the daughter jaycrossed the streets, the motorist, Wu, couldn’t avoid her, and hit her, the daughter fell to the ground, with a bruise on her buttocks, and the motorist, Wu, also got injured.
Chen used the fact that her daughter was hit, to sue Wu for damages, but the Yilan District Courts believed that the girl got to the hospitals six days later, that it was hard, to tell if her injuries were related to the car accident, at the start of last month, the courts found Wu not guilty, and tossed back the mother’s civil suit, along with her demands for payments.
During the time when the courts was investigating, both parties had asked for the surveillance, along with the records of the accident, and the reports showed that Chen was careless, in letting her fourteen-year-old daughter cross the streets on her own, and the cause of the accident was because she didn’t use the crosswalk being the main cause of the accident, the secondary cause being Wu did not reduce his speed, and so, Wu sued the woman for negligence and damages.
The Yilan District Attorney’s Office had once again, asked for the review of the accident, and the results still showed that because the girl, while crossing the streets, didn’t look, as the primary cause of the accident, and the mother too, was responsible.
The D.A. pointed out, that the roads safety laws number 139 stated that the parents “should not allow children under fourteen to cross the streets on their own”, back then, Chen could’ve turned her car and parked right in front of the school, so her daughter could get off right in front of the school, had Chen driven a bit farther, or accompanied her daughter across, then, the accident could well have been avoided, and so, the D.A. indicted her.
There awas a woman who took along a one-year-old young boy to visit friends, and wasn’t paying attention to her young son, and he got killed by traffic, the district court found the driver and the mother guilty of negligence homicide, and gave them both five month in prison.
The District Courts in Taidong believed, that the cause of the accident was because the mother wasn’t watching her son, that it was clearly, negligence, and the traffic accident reports also stated that it was the mother’s carelessness that caused this accident.
The Mother Felt Helpless, “the Motorcycle Passed Across the School, without Reducing Speed”
“I feel so helpless!”, Chen said, that her daughter getting rn over was caused by the motorist, not reducing his speed, but she and her daughter are end up, with the blames.
She said, back then, there were so many cars at the front of the school, there were also, tour busses, she feared that if she’d driven to the school’s entrance, the traffic would be even harder to manage, that, was why she’d let her daughter out from across the streets, and watched her as she passed. But, the motorist, Wu ran through a yellow light at high speed, and, still didn’t reduce his speed, and hit her daughter.
Chen said, the place her daughter was cross had a crossing mark, but, because the roads were being redone, that, was why it wasn’t there, and after the crash, the motorist filed charges first, asked for $800,000N.T. in payment, that, was why they’d sued him too; and to date, her daughter is still traumatized, and needed her classmates to hold her hands in order to cross the streets.
Wow, are you FUCKING kidding me? You were the one who allowed your minor child to cross the streets unsupervised, and now, you’re blaming the man who ran over her? Are you freakin’ kidding me? What KIND of a parent ARE you?