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6-year-old boy runs over pregnant woman with car inside mall

By Mason White 8:51 AM March 13, 2015
Tesla car illustration 

By: Tanya Malhotra
A young boy got into a car that was on display inside a mall, police in China said.

He then drove the car into a pregnant woman and her son.

The exhibition in Beijing, had two brand new electric cars on display for the public to see.

The sales team were busy speaking with people when the 6-year-old boy opened the door of a white Tesla and went inside.

He sat down in the driver’s seat and managed to start the car. He drove it forward, mowing down the pregnant woman and her son who was in a carriage.

The mother and the baby were not hurt. Police were called about the incident.

Authorities are investigating as to why the cars, which was on public display, were not locked.

Authorities said that no action is pending against the 6-year-old boy.

The organizers of the exhibition and the shopping center management are under investigation for negligence.