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Mother runs over and kills her 3-year-old son while learning how to drive car for the first time

By Mason White 3:21 PM February 24, 2016
Liam Turner 

By: Tanya Malhotra
Police launched and investigation after a mother ran over and killed her child while learning how to drive a car, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, a court decided that the 34-year-old mother of the victim will not face any charges in the death of her 3-year-old son, ruling that it was an accident.

According to the police investigation, the woman was taking driving lessons from her husband in Norfolk, while 3-year-old Liam Turner and her older daughter were playing nearby.

Lyndsay Turner suddenly hit the accelerator instead of the brake, and the car ran over her son.

37-year-old Stephen Turner immediately picked up the boy from under the car and drove to a hospital before flagging down an ambulance on the way.

The child could not be saved and was pronounced dead. The court concluded that it was a case of death by accident as the mother was driving for the first time.