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Baby killed and 17 others injured after driver plowed into crowd while having seizure

By Tanya Clark 1:14 PM January 22, 2018
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People are furious over a tragedy that took the life of a baby and injured 17 people.

Police were called to the Copacabana beach in Brazil after a car crashed into a crowd of people at a beach.

Shocking videos of the incident show people lying scarred on the ground along with a crushed baby carriage.

Darlan Rocha, 27, said that his wife, 23-year-old Niedja da Silva Araujo, was pushing their 9-month-old daughter Marie Louise in her pink carriage when she was hit by the car.

The mother, her baby, and the other injured people were taken to a hospital for treatment. Sadly, the baby succumbed to her injuries.

Police said that the driver, 41-year-old Antonio de Almeida Anaquim, was having a seizure when he crashed. Anti-seizure medicine was found in the car.

However, Rocha is calling the driver a baby killer and he wants Anaquim to be charged with murder because his driver’s license was suspended at the time of the crash.

Anaquim reportedly lost his license due to the 14 fines he received over past five years.