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According to Police, an 18-year-old woman who crashed her car south of Perth had been drink-driving with her baby on her lap.

Transported to Rockingham Hospital as a precaution, the woman and her three-month old baby were no injured in the incident.

Police stated to the ABC, that the woman had been driving along Spinaway Parade in Falcon around 6.00pm on Wednesday, when she ran off the road.

The driver is facing a string of offences, including drink-driving, no authority to drive and failing to have a child under 16 years restrained.

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  • stupid girl! let’s hope she straightens her life out for her and the bubs sake!

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  • This is just disgusting. This young woman is in serious need of some help and her baby deserves much better.

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  • It happened here in WA, actually not so far from where I live. The girl admitted that she’s an “idiot” and she will start going to rehab.

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  • Crazy behaviour and such a risk to the infant and the greater community. Let’s hope she learnt her lesson.

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  • that is so irresponsible. that girl needs some help

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  • Lke mu

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  • What a disgrace. She should not have the poor baby in her care

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  • When will people learn that driving a car is not a right it’s a privilege. And during all the lessons on how to drive, nobody suggested having a baby on your lap. [or texting, doing your hair, putting on makeup or reading the paper or talking on your phone!]

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  • They should not let the Mum have her baby back. That is irresponsible parenting. I am astounded that the baby wasn’t killed or at least critically injured. I wonder if she was trying to feed and drive at the same time. Why else would she have the baby on her lap? Most Mums won’t attempt to feed a baby when they are travelling as a passenger It seems she may not have been travelling very fast or the baby would have become a “flying baby”.

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  • What an idiot, seriously I don’t know what some people are thinking (in this case, there was no thinking).

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  • This could have been so dreadful. Incomprehensible.

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  • What a shocking experience for your nephew, mossysmum! :-(
    Drink driving should be targeted even more. I have zero tolerance on that.

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  • When will people learn… drink driving destroys lives. Several weeks ago my nephew was in a car with 2 c friends, the driver had been drinking..and smashed the car… the driver died, the passenger died and my nephew thank god survived. At the funerals od the 2 boys you could see mothers crying, dads crying, grandmothers crying… it really has destroyed alot of lives. My nephew luckily came out of the crash (as the only one in a set belt thank god) with depression and now is more or less a recluse..wont eat, wont sleep, when he does sleep he has nightmares. WHEN WILL PEOPLE LEARN..it wrecks alot of lives :(

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