Iowa Mom Arrested For Hitting Her Teenage Son With Car
Disturbing news out of Waterloo.
According to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Brittany Valencia Martin, 31, was arrested for allegedly running over her 16-year-old son with her SUV this past weekend.
Police say Martin was driving her Chevy Tahoe when she swerved off the road and onto the sidewalk where her son was walking.
The teenager was struck in the back and landed on the hood before falling to the ground. Martin allegedly shouted to her son that she "hoped he died" before speeding off.
The son was transported by Waterloo Fire Medics and treated at a local hospital for minor injuries.
Martin was charged with misdemeanor leaving the scene of an injury accident and willful injury causing bodily injury, which is a felony.
She has been released from jail pending trial.