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Charge Violet Grace's hit and Run killers for Murder, not Death By Dangerous Driving

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On Friday 24th March 2017, 4 year old Violet Grace and her Grandmother, Angela French where victims of a hit and run as they crossed Prescott road in St Helens. The driver of the car was doing around 60-70MPH in a 30 zone and had ran several red lights. After they had hit Violet and Angela they fled the scene on foot leaving the victims for dead in the road. Four-year-old Violet died from her injuries the following day, Saturday 25th March, (the day before Mother's Day) in her mums arms while her grandmother, Angela is still in a serious condition.

The passenger of the vehicle, which was stolen, has since been arrested, however, Aiden McAteer, the driver, has fled the country and still hasn't been caught but will be charged with Death By Dangerous Driving.

I am asking whoever has the power, to change this charge to a MURDER charge. The boy driving had no concern for anyone as they sped down Prescot Road and by leaving the scene on foot, showed no remorse for what they had done. 

We hope you can consider this call for change. 

Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies are with Violets family at this challenging time. We also wish Angela a full recovery very soon!



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