Salem mom charged after 7-year-old girl runs over toddler sister, 2, with car
SALEM, N.H. (AP) — The mother of a 7-year-old girl who accidentally ran over her 2-year-old sister while starting the family car faces child endangerment and other charges in New Hampshire.
Police say 27-year-old Salem resident Amylynn Michelle Boehm turned herself in to police Sunday night. She faces two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of an improper person operating a vehicle.
Should the mother of the 7-year-old who ran over her 2-year-old sister with a car have been charged? https://t.co/LAyHKm1yAC …— NH1 News Network (@NH1News) October 3, 2016
Police say the Boehm told officers she gave her daughter permission last week to start the Ford Focus, which was parked in front of the family's apartment. The 7-year-old mistakenly put the vehicle into reverse and backed over her sister. The toddler suffered broken bones in her legs and other injuries.