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Woman in court on baby death charge after car hits pushchair

PUBLISHED: 21:09 19 September 2008 | UPDATED: 13:38 05 October 2010

A 39-YEAR-old woman motorist appears in court tomorrow (Saturday) charged with the death of 15-month-old baby Finlay Woods in a pushchair after a car mounted a pavement in East London yesterday.

Katie Gutierruez-Perez is before magistrates at Redbridge charged with causing the baby’s death by dangerous driving, careless driving under the influence of drink or drugs and driving without insurance in Chingford on Thursday afternoon

A 39-YEAR-old woman motorist appears in court tomorrow (Saturday) charged with the death of 15-month-old baby Finlay Woods in a pushchair after a car mounted a pavement in East London yesterday.

Katie Gutierruez-Perez is before magistrates at Redbridge charged under the Road Traffic Act with causing the baby’s death by dangerous driving, careless driving under the influence of drink or drugs and driving without insurance.

A Toyota four-wheel drive was said to have mounted the pavement Cavendish Road in Chingford and collided with Finlay’s pushchair. The baby was rushed to hospital, but later died.

Gutierruez-Perez, from Selwyn Road in Chingford, was arrested at the scene and has been in police custody since.

Police are urging witnesses who were in Cavendish Road at 3.20pm on Thursday or anyone with further information to call the Met’s Collision Investigation unit at Chadwell Heath on 020-8345 4905.

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