Drunk father injures his 3-year-old daughter while pulling her in a chair connected to his electric bike


Electric bike (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

People who became concerned about a drunk father pulling his little daughter with an electric bike called the police, according to police in Canada.

Thorold police said that they have arrested 44-year-old Harold Folz, after being accused of pulling his 3-year-old daughter by connecting a chair to his electric bike before crashing.

Folz has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, driving while under suspension, carry passenger improperly on motorcycle, drive motor vehicle improper licence, fail to have insurance card and owner operate motor vehicle on highway with no insurance.

According to the police investigation, the 3-year-old girl was injured on Wednesday, after being given a ride by her father who was intoxicated.

The incident occurred in the area of Queen Street and McDonald Avenue.

The police were called after members of the public saw a brown electric bike pulling a trailer containing the 3-year-old girl and a lawn chair.

The man lost control of the bike and crashed, and the girl fell off the trailer. The driver and the girl were evaluated by paramedics at the scene and were treated for minor injuries.