He struck a teenager in the making of the “break arm”

News 14 July, 2017
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    Jérôme Aubin-Garneau was with friends in his vehicle when he hit a teenager in the making of the ” break-arm “.

    Nicolas Saillant

    Friday, 14 July 2017 21:53

    Friday, 14 July 2017 21:53

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    A young driver who has snapped up a high school student with his vehicle while it was of the “break-arm” with his vehicle at Beauport has admitted his guilt and pleaded guilty.

    In February 2016, Jérôme Aubin-Garneau was riding in the Honda with friends in the area Courville in Beauport fun to do skids, commonly called the “break-arm” in the residential district. At the same time, a student of 16 years old left school after an examination to return to the house on foot.

    As she crossed the street, the young victim has been caught by the vehicle Jérôme Aubin-Garneau, had too many-sided in his dangerous game. The girl has been hit by the car and suffered three fractures on the side of the face in addition to a severe concussion.

    For his part, the driver of the 18-year-old was admitted immediately his wrongs to the police after the fact. “I’m so sorry for the girl, I want to “, he said in his statement.

    Little sequelae

    The young victim was present in court when the plea of guilt of the motorist for dangerous driving causing injury. She did read a letter in English, where she felt lucky not to have been the aftermath of the accident in the long term, although it has taken some time to recover psychologically. “Walking in the street made me sick,” she wrote.

    The crown has required nine months of detention for the driver, in addition to the two year prohibition from driving. For its part, the defence request 30 days in jail, 200 hours of community service, 15 month ban from driving, in addition to providing a “symbolic” $ 1000 to the victim.

    The judge took the case under advisement until October. Aubin-Garneau is now deprived of his driving license.