Five-year-old child was rolled repeatedly by a truck in China
October 24, 2011
On October 20th, in Luzhou, Sichuan province, China, a truck run down a five-year-old boy, Xiong Maoke, and caused the boy’s death on the spot. According to witnesses, after the first hit by the truck, the boy still can stand up. Then, the track hit the boy again and rolled repeatedly. Finally, the boy died on the spot. Police said that it cannot be told whether the truck driver has the subjective intent, temporarily.
In the morning on October 20th, a traffic accident happened on the highway from Yun jing to Li shi, in Luzhou, Sichuan province, China. A van run down a 5-year-old boy on his way home from school, and caused his death. A witness also exposed this accident on the local online community. According to this witness, around 11 am on that day, a truck in village Yun Feng, town Yun jing, Luzhou, knocked down a boy, who was on the way home from the nursery school. The boy stood up after the first hit, then the truck run him down again, and rolled repeatedly. The boy died on the spot.
At 3 pm on October 20th, a journalist from Luzhou evening paper came to the scene of the accident. At that time, a truck, whose license plate number was E23305 Sichuan, parked at the side of the highway. The traffic police were maintaining order at the scene of the accident. The journalist saw that there was a long trail of blood on the road, from a few meters away behind van to the truck head’s position. The boy’s body was still under the left front wheel of the truck.
A woman around 30-year-old knelt beside the truck, with her eyes red and swollen. According to the nearby residents, this woman was the mother of the dead boy. She was Wei Wenling, and her entire family was living in village Yun Feng, town Yun Jing. Wei Wenling told the journalist, her son, Xiong maoke, was 5 years old this year, and he was still in kindergarten. At 11 am this morning, after school, Xiong Maoke and his mates went home together. She never thought that this accident would happen, because it was quite close to their home.
“Someone screamed my name, and I went out to see what happened. Then, I saw my son was under the wheel of the truck.” Wei Wenling said with wail.
Zhang Shifen was a witness of this accident. When the accident happened, she just walked behind those children.
“The truck came head-on, when the boy was walking on the side of the road.” Zhang Shifen said and pointed the white line on the side of the road.
“The boy walked along the side of the road, and he was not beyond the line.” Zhang Shifen memorized, and said “The van hit Xiong Maoke’s right ear first. Then Xion Maoke was run down, and he stood up soon, and prepared to pick up his umbrella.”
Then what happened made Zhang Shifen shocked and speechless. “I saw the truck went back a little bit. Then it went forward, and the boy was rolled under the wheel. After that, he truck continued to go forward about 10 meters.” Zhang Shifen was 10 meters away behind those children, and when she came forward, the boy was mutilated. “What are you doing? Stop! ” Zhang Shifen shouted. Finally, the truck stopped. The driver got off the truck with scolding. Then he turned around to leave.
On the afternoon of October 20th, the journalist from Luzhou evening paper went to Yun Jing police station to see the truck driver, Ao Yong.
Ao Yong was from village Li Shi, Luzhou. He claimed when the accident happened, he was on the way from Yun Jing to Li Shi. When the journalist asked about the incident, he refused to say anything about and just said “I will make compensation for his family. I will give how much they want.”
This accident is still dealing with by the police now. For the view that the van deliberately rolled the boy repeatedly, which is circulated on the web and among witnesses, the police claimed that it cannot be told whether the truck driver has the subjective intent, temporarily.
“The accident still needs further investigation.” Said by police.
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