Private citizens in Montreal publicly released video a vehicle ramming into a stroller being pushed by a visibly Jewish mother last week, after police declined to make the footage public.
The incident happened at around 2:40 pm on Wednesdays, Nov. 16 at the corner of Bloomfield and Lajoie in Montreal. The video shows the mother attempting to cross the street while pushing the stroller when an approaching vehicle accelerates and rams directly into the carriage.
Hatzolah of Montreal responded to the scene and transported the one-year-old child – who miraculously suffered no serious injures – to the hospital.
Police declined to make the footage of the incident public, arguing that it is too low-quality to identify the vehicle.
“We’re concerned with this accident,” community activist Mayer Feig told the Montreal Gazette. “It seemed like police were not taking it seriously. For more than a week, we didn’t hear that they had sent out a notice or a description or that they did anything to find out who this is, so the community was becoming very concerned.”
“A lot of people reached out to me to say they felt police were not adequately responding to the situation,” he said. “Maybe somebody dropped the ball somewhere. I know in general they are very good with these things and I’m now reassured that they are actively investigating.”
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Sure seems intentional. The guy went through the stop sign slowing down but not stopping and then doesn’t ever swerve or slow down slightly to avoid hitting the stroller
In fact it seems he actually hit the gas and sped up when seeing the stroller
The 2 comments above are very insightful
The color, make and model of the vehicle seem quite easily identifiable.
unacceptable….this behavior is unacceptable, Montreal has been anti semitic for ions….may they RIH…
more important than whether the hit was or wasn’t intentional ( it certainly appears to be intentional ) the fact that the driver sped off AFTER the fact is even more damning!
We need to learn from our Druze cousins in Israel this week how to properly deal with anti-Semites.
See, this is why everyone should carry.